September Retail Sales Unchanged from Oct., But Up 8.2% YOY

Washington, DC, October 14, 2022-Advance estimates of U.S. retail and food services sales for September 2022 were $684.0 billion, virtually unchanged from the previous month but 8.2% above September 2021, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Total sales for the July 2022 through September 2022 period were up 9.2% from the same period a year ago. The July 2022 to August 2022 percent change was revised from up 0.3% to up 0.4%.

Retail trade sales were down 0.1% from August 2022 but up 7.8% above last year. Gasoline stations were up 20.6% from September 2021, while nonstore retailers were up 11.6% from last year.

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