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Advance Retail Sales: Grocery Stores (RSGCSN)


Dec 2018: 58,039  
Updated: Feb 14, 2019


Millions of Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census  

Release: Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services  

Units:  Millions of Dollars, 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 The advance estimate will be superseded in following months by revised estimates derived from the larger Monthly Retail Trade Survey.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

Information about the Advance Monthly Retail Sales Survey can be found on the Census website at

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Bureau of the Census, Advance Retail Sales: Grocery Stores [RSGCSN], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, February 17, 2019.

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