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Catalog Sales, Total Sales, Two Mail Order Houses for United States (M063ABUSM144NNBR)


Dec 1944: 196.291 (+ more)   Updated: Aug 17, 2012
Dec 1944:  196.291  
Nov 1944:  184.434  
Oct 1944:  172.499  
Sep 1944:  153.349  
Aug 1944:  131.234  
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Millions of Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Four Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1911-1919 (2)--Original Data, 1919-1944 (3)--Original Data, 1945-1957 (6)--Original Data, 1956-1959. The Two Mail Order Houses Are Montgomery Ward And Company And Sears, Roebuck And Company. The Survey Of Current Business Begins Its Coverage In 1920; The Standard Statistical Bulletin Presents Identical Coverage Since 1919. Beginning In 1925, Total Sales Include Sales By An Increasing Number Of Retail Stores Owned By The Companies Covered. Source: Data For 1919-March 1920: Standard Statistical Bulletin, January 1932, P. 174; Data For April 1920-1944: Survey Of Current Business, 1932 Annual Supplement And Following Supplements

This NBER data series m06003ab appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06003ab

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Catalog Sales, Total Sales, Two Mail Order Houses for United States [M063ABUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M063ABUSM144NNBR, June 7, 2023.


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