Retail Sales Rose 4.2% YOY in November

Washington, DC, December 14, 2018-Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for November 2018 were $513.5 billion, an increase of 0.2% from the previous month and 4.2% above November 2017, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Total sales for the September 2018 through November 2018 period were up 4.3% from the same period a year ago. The September 2018 to October 2018 percent change was revised from up 0.8% to up 1.1%.

Retail trade sales were up 0.3% from October 2018 and 4.0% above last year. Nonstore Retailers were up 10.8% from November 2017, while Gasoline Stations were up 8.2% from last year.

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