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Advance Retail Sales: Retail Trade (RSXFS)


Feb 2023: 605,136 (+ more)   Updated: Mar 15, 2023
Feb 2023:  605,136  
Jan 2023:  605,893  
Dec 2022:  589,030  
Nov 2022:  595,328  
Oct 2022:  602,583  
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Millions of Dollars,
Seasonally Adjusted




Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Release: Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services  

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


E-commerce sales are included in the total monthly sales estimates.

The value for the most recent month is an advance estimate that is based on data from a subsample of firms from the larger Monthly Retail Trade Survey. The advance estimate will be superseded in following months by revised estimates derived from the larger Monthly Retail Trade Survey. The associated series from the Monthly Retail Trade Survey is available at

Information about the Advance Monthly Retail Sales Survey can be found on the Census website at

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, Advance Retail Sales: Retail Trade [RSXFS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, March 25, 2023.

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