Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census
This series represents monthly statistics of complete coverage. The advance estimate of the current month and revised estimate of the prior month of nearly complete coverage is available on FRED at https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/ARINVTS
Information about the Monthly Retail Trade Survey can be found on the Census website at https://www.census.gov/retail/mrts/about_the_surveys.html
U.S. Bureau of the Census, Retail Inventories: Retail (Excluding Food Services) [MRTSIM44000USS], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MRTSIM44000USS, August 17, 2018.