Retail Sales Increase in September

There were $625.4 billion in retail and food service sales in September, a boost of 0.7% from the previous month, and 13.9% above the previous year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Core retail sales—omitting cars and gas—increased 0.7% from the previous month and were up 13.5% from in 2015.

Retail trade sales were up 0.8% from August 2021, and up 12.2% above in 2015. Clothing and clothes devices shops were up 22.4% from September 2020, while food services and drinking locations were up 29.5% from in 2015.

Read the Census release.


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