Retail Sales Rose 7.5% in June

Washington, DC, July 16, 2020-Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for June 2020 were $524.3 billion, an increase of 7.5% from the previous month, and 1.1% above June 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Total sales for the April 2020 through June 2020 period were down 8.1% from the same period a year ago. The April 2020 to May 2020 percent change was revised from up 17.7% to up 18.2%.

Retail trade sales were up 6.4% from May 2020, and 5.0% above last year. Nonstore retailers were up 23.5% from June 2019, while building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers were up 17.3% from last year.

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