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Monthly Inventories for Retail and Food Services by Kind of Business

Retail Inventories by Kind of Business, Percent, Not Seasonally Adjusted


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    Feb 1992    
    Apr 2024
Percent Change from Preceding Period
Name Apr 2024 Mar 2024 Apr 2023
Retail Trade and Food Services
Retail Trade and Food Services, excluding Auto
Retail Trade
1.1 0.5 -0.6
Retail Trade, excluding Auto
0.3 0.5 -1.0
GAFO (General Merchandise Normally Sold in Department Stores)
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
2.8 0.6 0.5
Auto and Other Motor Vehicles
Automobile Dealers
New Car Dealers
Used Car Dealers
Automotive Parts, Acc., and Tire Stores
Furniture, Home Furniture, Electronics, and Appliance Stores
0.3 -1.0 -2.3
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores
Furniture Stores
Home Furnishings Stores
Floor Covering Stores
All Other Home Furnishings Stores
Electronics and Appliance Stores
Appl., TV, and Other Elect. Stores
Household Appliance Stores
Radio, T.V., and Other Elect. Stores
Computer and Software Stores
Building Mat. and Garden Equip. and Supplies Dealers
-0.1 3.2 -0.5
Building Mat. and Supplies Dealers
Paint and Wallpaper Stores
Hardware Stores
Food and Beverage Stores
-0.4 -0.8 -1.3
Grocery Stores
Supermarkets and Other Grocery (Except Convenience) Stores
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores
Health and Personal Care Stores
Pharmacies and Drug Stores
Gasoline Stations
Clothing and Clothing Access. Stores
1.5 0.2 -1.1
Clothing Stores
Men's Clothing Stores
Women's Clothing Stores
Family Clothing Stores
Other Clothing Stores
Shoe Stores
Jewelry Stores
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores
Sporting Goods Stores
Hobby, Toy, and Game Stores
Book Stores
General Merchandise Stores
1.3 0.4 -0.3
Department Stores
1.5 0.9 -0.9
Discount Dept. Stores
Department Stores (Excl. Discount Department Stores)
Other General Merchandise Stores
Warehouse Clubs and Superstores
All Other Gen. Merchandise Stores
Miscellaneous Store Retailers
Office Supplies, Stationery, and Gift Stores
Office Supplies and Stationery Stores
Gift, Novelty, and Souvenir Stores
Used Merchandise Stores
Nonstore Retailers
Electronic Shopping and Mail-order Houses
Fuel Dealers
Food Services and Drinking Places
Full Service Restaurants
Limited Service Eating Places
Drinking Places

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