Retail Sales Rose 4.1% YOY in November

Washington, DC, December 14, 2023-Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for November 2023 were $705.7 billion, up 0.3% from the previous month and up 4.1% above November 2022, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Total sales for the September 2023 through November 2023 period were up 3.4% from the same period a year ago. The September 2023 to October 2023 percent change was revised from down 0.1% to down 0.2%.

Retail trade sales were up 0.1% from October 2023 and up 3.1% above last year. Nonstore retailers were up 10.6% from last year, while food services and drinking places were up 11.3% from November 2022.

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