Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1938-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1969. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Data For 1946-1947: Office Of Business Economics, Unpublished Table, Comm-Dc-7838, "Retail Inventories, 1946-1961"; Data For 1948-1958: Unpublished Obe And Bureau Of Census Tabulation, "Manufacturing And Trade Inventories"; Data For 1959-1960: Survey Of Current Business, February 1966; Data For 1961-1969: Scb, November 1968 And Following Issues
This NBER data series m05108b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter05.html.
NBER Indicator: m05108b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Retail Trade Inventories, All Stores for United States [M0508BUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0508BUSM144NNBR, January 23, 2019.