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(a) Sales by Retail Stores for United States, Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted (M0689AUSM144NNBR)
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1935-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1974. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Release From Office Of Business Economics, January 1952; Survey Of Current Business, September 1952

This NBER data series m06089a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06089a

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(a) Sales by Retail Stores for United States, Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted (M0689BUSM144NNBR)
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1935-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1974. Contrary To Earlier Data In The Variables Covering The Years 1935-1946 Which Were Linked To Censuses Of Retail Trade, These Estimates Are Derived From Blown Up Sample Data (See Scb, September 1952, P. 16 For A Description Of The Method Of Estimating). From 1961 On, Estimates Are Based On A New Sample (See Scb, November 1968, P. 21). The Sample Changes Again In 1970 (See Source). Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Data For 1946-1950: Unpublished Table On "Sales Of Retail Stores By Kinds Of Business, 1946-1950 New Series" (Comm.-Dc 7838); Data For 1951-1952: Survey Of Current Business, June 1957, P. 28, Revised Series--"Sales Of Retail Stores"; Revised Data For 1953-1958: Monthly Retail Trade Report, Supplement 1, September 17, 1963, No. Br-63-7; Revised Data For 1959-1960: Scb, April 1966; Data For 1961-1967: Scb, November 1968; Data For 1968-1974: Monthly Retail Trade, January 1969 And Following Issues. U.S. Department Of Commerce, Release From Office Of Business Economics, January 1952; Survey Of Current Business, September 1952

This NBER data series m06089b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06089b

Sales by Retail Stores for United States

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(b) Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers: All Items, Index 1982-1984=100, Not Seasonally Adjusted (CPIAUCNS)

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(a) Index of Department Store Sales for United States, Index 1935-1939=100, Seasonally Adjusted (M06F2AUSM343SNBR)
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1919-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1919-1963. Data Represent Averages Per Trading Day. Source: Federal Reserve Board, Data For 1919-1938: "Revised Index Of Department Store Sales", Federal Reserve Bulletin, June 1944; Data For 1939-1946: "Department Store Sales, U.S.", Mimeo Release, Research And Statistics 1344, Corrected As Of May 1947, Furnished By Frb.

This NBER data series m06002a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06002a

Index of Department Store Sales for United States

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(b) Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers: All Items, Index 1982-1984=100, Not Seasonally Adjusted (CPIAUCNS)

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(a) Retail Sales of Shoes for United States, Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted (M06061USM144NNBR)
Source: See Ruth P. Mack, Consumption And Business Fluctuation, A Case Study Of The Shoe, Leather, Hide Sequence (NBER), 1956, P. 268, Series 31.

This NBER data series m06061 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06061

Retail Sales of Shoes for United States

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(a) Real Retail and Food Services Sales, Millions of Dollars, Seasonally Adjusted (RRSFS)
This series is constructed as Retail and Food Services Sales (https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RSAFS) deflated using the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (1982-84=100) (https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CPIAUCSL).

Real Retail and Food Services Sales

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(a) Real Retail Sales (DISCONTINUED), Millions of Dollars, Seasonally Adjusted (RSALES)
Deflated Using the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (1982-84=100)

The U.S. Census Bureau maintained time series of monthly sales and end-of-month inventory estimates of retailers based on the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. The SIC-based time series were discontinued as the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) time series were newly introduced.
http://www2.census.gov/retail/releases/benchmark/annpub00.pdf

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Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1935-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1974. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Release From Office Of Business Economics, January 1952; Survey Of Current Business, September 1952

This NBER data series m06089a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06089a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Sales by Retail Stores for United States [M0689AUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0689AUSM144NNBR, June 23, 2017.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  

Release: Consumer Price Index  

Units:  Index 1982-1984=100, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Handbook of Methods - (http://www.bls.gov/opub/hom/pdf/homch17.pdf) Understanding the CPI: Frequently Asked Questions - (http://stats.bls.gov:80/cpi/cpifaq.htm)

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers: All Items [CPIAUCNS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CPIAUCNS, June 23, 2017.

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1935-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1974. Contrary To Earlier Data In The Variables Covering The Years 1935-1946 Which Were Linked To Censuses Of Retail Trade, These Estimates Are Derived From Blown Up Sample Data (See Scb, September 1952, P. 16 For A Description Of The Method Of Estimating). From 1961 On, Estimates Are Based On A New Sample (See Scb, November 1968, P. 21). The Sample Changes Again In 1970 (See Source). Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Data For 1946-1950: Unpublished Table On "Sales Of Retail Stores By Kinds Of Business, 1946-1950 New Series" (Comm.-Dc 7838); Data For 1951-1952: Survey Of Current Business, June 1957, P. 28, Revised Series--"Sales Of Retail Stores"; Revised Data For 1953-1958: Monthly Retail Trade Report, Supplement 1, September 17, 1963, No. Br-63-7; Revised Data For 1959-1960: Scb, April 1966; Data For 1961-1967: Scb, November 1968; Data For 1968-1974: Monthly Retail Trade, January 1969 And Following Issues. U.S. Department Of Commerce, Release From Office Of Business Economics, January 1952; Survey Of Current Business, September 1952

This NBER data series m06089b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06089b

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Sales by Retail Stores for United States [M0689BUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0689BUSM144NNBR, June 23, 2017.

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Index 1935-1939=100, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1919-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1919-1963. Data Represent Averages Per Trading Day. Source: Federal Reserve Board, Data For 1919-1938: "Revised Index Of Department Store Sales", Federal Reserve Bulletin, June 1944; Data For 1939-1946: "Department Store Sales, U.S.", Mimeo Release, Research And Statistics 1344, Corrected As Of May 1947, Furnished By Frb.

This NBER data series m06002a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06002a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Department Store Sales for United States [M06F2AUSM343SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M06F2AUSM343SNBR, June 23, 2017.

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Source: See Ruth P. Mack, Consumption And Business Fluctuation, A Case Study Of The Shoe, Leather, Hide Sequence (NBER), 1956, P. 268, Series 31.

This NBER data series m06061 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06061

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Retail Sales of Shoes for United States [M06061USM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M06061USM144NNBR, June 23, 2017.

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis  

Release: Selected Real Retail Sales Series

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

This series is constructed as Retail and Food Services Sales (https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RSAFS) deflated using the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (1982-84=100) (https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CPIAUCSL).

Suggested Citation:

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Real Retail and Food Services Sales [RRSFS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RRSFS, June 23, 2017.

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis  

Release: Selected Real Retail Sales Series

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly

Notes:

Deflated Using the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (1982-84=100)

The U.S. Census Bureau maintained time series of monthly sales and end-of-month inventory estimates of retailers based on the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. The SIC-based time series were discontinued as the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) time series were newly introduced.
http://www2.census.gov/retail/releases/benchmark/annpub00.pdf

Suggested Citation:

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Real Retail Sales (DISCONTINUED) [RSALES], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RSALES, June 23, 2017.

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