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Advance Retail Sales: Department Stores (MARTSMPCSM4521EUSN)


Oct 2023: 2.7 (+ more)   Updated: Nov 15, 2023
Oct 2023:  2.7  
Sep 2023:  -11.6  
Aug 2023:  8.1  
Jul 2023:  2.1  
Jun 2023:  -5.2  
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Percent Change from Preceding Period,
Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Release: Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services  

Units:  Percent Change from Preceding Period, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


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 The advance estimate will be superseded in following months by revised estimates derived from the larger Monthly Retail Trade Survey.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 https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MRTSMPCSM4521EUSN

Information about the Advance Monthly Retail Sales Survey can be found on the Census website at https://www.census.gov/retail/marts/about_the_surveys.html

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, Advance Retail Sales: Department Stores [MARTSMPCSM4521EUSN], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MARTSMPCSM4521EUSN, December 1, 2023.

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