Retail Sales Rose 6.5% YOY in November, Down Slightly from Oct.

Washington, DC, December 15, 2022-Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for November 2022 were $689.4 billion, down 0.6% from the previous month but up 6.5% above November 2021, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Total sales for the September 2022 through November 2022 period were up 7.7% from the same period a year ago. The September 2022 to October 2022 percent change was unrevised from up 1.3%. 

Retail trade sales were down 0.8% from October 2022 but up 5.4% above last year. Gasoline stations were up 16.2% from November 2021, while food services and drinking places were up 14.1% from last year.

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