Reported by the Commerce Department, is a measure of the sales of durable and non-durable goods to consumers.
A monthly survey by the Commerce Department that measures the sales of durable and nondurable goods sold to consumers. (A durable good is a product that is expected to last more than three years.) The changes in retail sales are seen as the most timely indicator of broad consumer spending patterns. Bond holders favor a decline in retail sales because such weakness signals a slowing economy. A strong economy brings fears of inflation, which hurts bond prices.
A statistic that measures key areas of retail activity, such as building materials, automobiles, furniture, food, department store goods, gasoline, restaurants and drug store sales. When this statistic moves upward, economic growth is indicated.
Represent sales of merchandise through retail outlets and exclude value added and general sales tax, fees, rental income and intra-group transactions.
Sales made directly to the customer that consumes the energy product.
the electric energy sales made by a retailer to end-use customers
Key components of retail sales include automobiles, building materials, furniture, department store sales, food stores, gasoline, clothing, restaurants and drugstores. High retail sales are an indication of economic growth and an expanding economy. Bond Market Moves Down In Price.
The indicator of the level of retail demand in the United Kingdom. The higher the level of retail sales, the higher the level of demand for goods and the greater the likelihood that prices will rise as a result.
Total retail sales, in thousands, for a particular calendar year, as reported by the Colorado Department of Revenue.
A measure of the total receipts of retail stores from samples representing all sizes and kinds of business in retail trade throughout the nation. It indicates consumer spending patterns.
Measures the total receipts of retail stores. Monthly percent changes reflect the rate of changes of such sales. Changes in Retail Sales are widely followed as an indicator of consumer spending. Frequency: monthly. Source: Commerce Department.