United States Retail Sales YoY

Retail Sales in the United States increased 3.80 percent in March of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Retail Sales YoY in the United States is reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. Retail Sales YoY in the United States averaged 4.58 Percent from 1993 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 11.20 Percent in March of 1994 and a record low of -11.40 Percent in December of 2008. In the United States, the year-over-year change in Retail sales compares the aggregated sales of retail goods and services during a certain month to the same month a year ago. This page provides - United States Retail Sales YoY - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.80 1.80 11.20 -11.40 4.72 | 2014/06 1993 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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United States Retail Sales YoY
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-01-14 01:30 PM United States
Retail Sales YoY
Dec 2013 4.1% 4.7% 5.19%
2014-02-13 01:30 PM United States
Retail Sales YoY
Jan 2014 2.6% 4.1% 4%
2014-03-13 12:30 PM United States
Retail Sales YoY
Feb 2014 1.5% 1.9% (R) 4.04%
2014-04-14 01:30 PM United States
Retail Sales YoY
Mar 2014 3.8% 1.8% (R) 3.77%
2014-05-13 01:30 PM United States
Retail Sales YoY
Apr 2014 3.8% 1.37%
2014-06-12 01:30 PM United States
Retail Sales YoY
May 2014 4.61%
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Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Consumer Confidence 82.60 2014-04-30 80.00 85.10 55.30 81.53 2014-06-30 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 1.14 2014-03-15 0.73 6.71 -3.63 0.46 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.25 2014-03-15 3.25 20.50 2.00 3.25 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Consumer Credit 16.50 2014-02-15 13.80 117.20 -18.90 13.28 2014-06-30 USD Billions [+]
Consumer Spending 10831.50 2013-11-15 10744.20 10831.50 1320.40 10948.04 2014-06-30 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 12706.20 2014-02-15 12663.90 12829.20 351.90 12818.09 2014-06-30 USD Billion [+]
Economic Optimism Index 48.00 2014-04-30 45.10 62.90 35.80 44.24 2014-06-30 [+]
Personal Income 0.33 2014-02-15 0.31 3.82 -4.36 0.17 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Personal Savings 4.30 2014-02-15 4.20 14.60 0.80 4.00 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Personal Spending 0.26 2014-02-15 0.20 2.75 -2.02 0.42 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Redbook Index 2.60 2014-04-12 2.30 7.60 -5.80 2.82 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.80 2014-03-31 1.80 11.20 -11.40 4.72 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
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Retail Sales YoY | Notes
The Retail Sales report is an aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a certain period. Usually, the Retail sales report is based on a data sampling that is extrapolated to model an entire country. Generally, the retail sales report not only captures store sales, catalogue sales and other out of store sales but also breaks down sales figures into groups like food and beverages, clothing, and autos. The Retail sales report is one of the timeliest economic reports, providing data that is only a few weeks old. The most popular measure of retail sales is month over month, where the volume of retail sales in certain month is compared to the previous month. However, some countries prefer the year over year measure where the certain month is compared to the same month a year ago thus accounting for seasonality and other oscillations in retail sales data.


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