Unadjusted and Adjusted Estimates of Monthly Retail by Kinds of Business:   1993

 

 

[Estimates are shown in millions of dollars.  Estimates are based on data from the  Monthly Retail Trade Survey, Annual Retail Trade Survey, and administrative records and have been adjusted using results of the most recent economic census]

  NOT ADJUSTED                          
    Jan. 1993 Feb. 1993 Mar. 1993 Apr. 1993 May. 1993 Jun. 1993 Jul. 1993 Aug. 1993 Sep. 1993 Oct. 1993 Nov. 1993 Dec. 1993 TOTAL
  RETAIL SALES, TOTAL 147,940 144,615 164,358 170,187 176,039 175,573 177,847 177,146 171,241 176,646 181,555 218,965 2,082,112
  TOTAL (EXCL. AUTOMOTIVE GROUP) 116,790 112,861 126,197 130,288 135,805 133,670 136,049 136,668 132,153 137,550 143,713 181,066 1,622,810
  DURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 52,747 52,377 61,648 65,155 67,261 69,663 69,141 68,148 65,849 66,012 66,475 77,445 781,921
52 BUILDING MATERIALS GROUP STORES 6,616 6,644 8,224 9,591 10,697 10,531 10,069 9,944 9,781 9,886 9,358 9,363 110,704
521,3,5 BUILDING MATERIALS,SUPPLY STORES, HARDWARE 5,957 6,004 7,266 8,139 8,937 9,029 8,818 8,717 8,504 8,562 8,323 7,948 96,204
521,3 BUILDING MATERIALS, SUPPLY STORES 5,074 5,196 6,279 7,041 7,647 7,818 7,632 7,615 7,425 7,450 7,224 6,743 83,144
525 HARDWARE STORES 883 808 987 1,098 1,290 1,211 1,186 1,102 1,079 1,112 1,099 1,205 13,060
55 EX 554 AUTOMOTIVE GROUP 31,150 31,754 38,161 39,899 40,234 41,903 41,798 40,478 39,088 39,096 37,842 37,899 459,302
551,2,5,6,7,9 MOTOR VEHICLE & MISCELLANEOUS AUTO DEALERS 29,036 29,608 35,658 37,281 37,601 39,105 38,994 37,705 36,431 36,405 35,258 35,437 428,519
551,2 MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS 27,884 28,432 33,883 35,234 35,172 36,969 36,732 35,882 34,743 34,955 34,011 34,147 408,044
551 MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS - NEW AND USED 25,805 26,167 31,280 32,588 32,787 34,495 34,160 33,515 32,499 32,532 31,678 32,016 379,522
553 AUTO & HOME SUPPLY STORES 2,114 2,146 2,503 2,618 2,633 2,798 2,804 2,773 2,657 2,691 2,584 2,462 30,783
57 FURNITURE GROUP STORES 7,838 7,279 8,123 7,956 8,177 8,467 8,722 8,695 8,605 8,828 9,904 12,913 105,507
571 FURNITURE & HOME FURNISHINGS STORES 4,106 3,870 4,304 4,311 4,479 4,508 4,657 4,643 4,527 4,681 5,110 5,623 54,819
5712 FURNITURE STORES 2,537 2,418 2,659 2,591 2,711 2,690 2,769 2,711 2,692 2,774 3,005 3,231 32,788
5713 FLOOR COVERING STORES 802 759 865 920 887 922 938 939 937 951 930 950 10,800
5722,31,34 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, RADIO, TV & COMPUTER STORES 2,959 2,696 3,062 2,926 2,999 3,208 3,445 3,379 3,394 3,417 3,995 5,809 41,289
5722 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE STORES 631 586 661 695 723 801 918 818 742 775 806 949 9,105
5731 RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRONIC STORES 1,700 1,472 1,662 1,530 1,627 1,697 1,820 1,797 1,875 1,825 2,348 3,757 23,110
5734 COMPUTER AND COMPUTER SOFTWARE STORES 628 638 739 701 649 710 707 764 777 817 841 1,103 9,074
5941 SPORTING GOODS STORES AND BICYCLE SHOPS 1,031 982 1,213 1,367 1,390 1,459 1,461 1,536 1,318 1,204 1,382 2,483 16,826
5942 BOOK STORES 990 566 601 582 612 619 608 985 905 670 694 1,278 9,110
5944 JEWELRY STORES 805 1,006 906 1,011 1,251 1,276 1,285 1,276 1,197 1,219 1,569 3,849 16,650
  NONDURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 95,193 92,238 102,710 105,032 108,778 105,910 108,706 108,998 105,392 110,634 115,080 141,520 1,300,191
53 GENERAL MERCHANDISE GROUP STORES 16,011 16,263 18,958 20,074 21,407 20,399 20,466 21,608 20,427 22,392 26,541 39,503 264,049
531 DEPT. STORES (EXCL. LEASED DEPTS.) 11,826 11,986 14,192 15,111 16,073 15,274 15,308 16,463 15,477 17,082 20,358 30,726 199,876
531 DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 12,104 12,292 14,542 15,489 16,458 15,639 15,659 16,845 15,858 17,462 20,829 31,385 204,562
531 pt. CONVENTIONAL DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 2,690 3,063 3,695 3,796 3,993 3,711 3,545 4,149 3,969 4,204 5,299 8,566 50,680
531 pt. DISCOUNT DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 7,001 6,994 8,056 8,863 9,579 9,143 9,264 9,519 9,023 10,035 11,551 16,814 115,842
531 pt. NATIONAL CHAIN DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 2,413 2,235 2,791 2,830 2,886 2,785 2,850 3,177 2,866 3,223 3,979 6,005 38,040
533 VARIETY STORES 594 638 720 824 822 756 793 804 761 784 871 1,378 9,745
539 MISCELLANEOUS GENERAL MERCHANDISE STORES 3,591 3,639 4,046 4,139 4,512 4,369 4,365 4,341 4,189 4,526 5,312 7,399 54,428
54 FOOD GROUP STORES 30,749 28,829 31,181 31,544 32,608 32,031 33,655 31,918 31,351 32,012 31,519 35,312 382,709
541 GROCERY STORES 29,377 27,426 29,727 29,937 30,982 30,428 32,018 30,322 29,849 30,400 29,927 33,190 363,583
542 MEAT, FISH (SEAFOOD) MARKETS 446 421 447 493 488 507 523 511 469 464 483 636 5,888
546 RETAIL BAKERIES 384 411 433 441 469 451 453 476 465 532 508 549 5,572
554 GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS 10,839 10,498 11,476 11,684 12,346 12,291 12,638 12,418 11,679 12,237 11,806 11,785 141,697
56 APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES 6,629 6,460 7,806 8,797 8,757 8,301 8,468 9,306 8,774 9,081 10,134 14,890 107,403
561 MEN'S & BOYS' CLOTHING, FURNISHINGS 695 618 706 797 811 792 723 732 750 837 917 1,602 9,980
562,3 WOMEN'S CLOTHING SPECIALTY STORES 2,401 2,269 2,712 3,060 3,180 2,856 2,880 2,934 2,928 3,045 3,295 4,715 36,275
562 WOMEN'S READY TO WEAR 2,129 2,009 2,446 2,765 2,876 2,553 2,539 2,626 2,621 2,712 2,920 4,168 32,364
565 FAMILY CLOTHING STORES 1,942 1,991 2,414 2,688 2,654 2,621 2,778 3,060 2,823 3,095 3,719 5,592 35,377
566 SHOE STORES 1,143 1,130 1,401 1,625 1,570 1,521 1,502 1,843 1,611 1,480 1,562 2,114 18,502
58 EATING AND DRINKING PLACES 16,044 15,445 17,215 17,626 18,466 18,355 18,885 19,111 17,862 18,477 17,198 18,094 212,778
5812 EATING PLACES 15,064 14,509 16,178 16,556 17,398 17,330 17,780 18,054 16,887 17,440 16,216 17,105 200,517
5812 pt. RESTAURANTS, LUNCHROOMS, CAFETERIAS 8,258 8,044 8,770 8,976 9,413 9,292 9,558 9,869 9,156 9,527 8,812 9,195 108,870
5812 pt. REFRESHMENT PLACES 6,652 6,316 7,225 7,381 7,707 7,739 7,985 7,936 7,480 7,658 7,185 7,643 88,907
5813 DRINKING PLACES (ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES) 980 936 1,037 1,070 1,068 1,025 1,105 1,057 975 1,037 982 989 12,261
591 DRUG & PROPRIETARY STORES 6,174 6,206 6,648 6,658 6,595 6,518 6,535 6,410 6,306 6,475 6,529 8,650 79,704
592 LIQUOR STORES 1,599 1,520 1,671 1,710 1,795 1,794 1,955 1,783 1,714 1,766 1,791 2,453 21,551
596 NONSTORE RETAILERS (2) 4,308 4,119 4,923 4,590 4,579 4,220 4,185 4,474 5,171 5,738 6,874 7,389 60,570
5961 TOTAL MAIL ORDER (3) 2,992 2,655 3,234 2,887 2,700 2,618 2,596 2,856 3,282 3,942 5,040 5,668 40,470
598 FUEL DEALERS 1,685 1,681 1,676 1,075 862 845 809 883 993 1,221 1,456 1,845 15,031
53,56,57,594 GAF, TOTAL (4) 35,350 34,596 39,802 42,185 43,974 42,951 43,455 45,813 43,567 45,992 53,724 81,637 553,046
594 MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS STORES 4,872 4,594 4,915 5,358 5,633 5,784 5,799 6,204 5,761 5,691 7,145 14,331 76,087
  ADJUSTED (5)                          
  RETAIL SALES, TOTAL 168,961 168,153 167,306 170,097 172,254 172,320 173,893 174,556 175,414 177,346 179,266 180,561 NA
  TOTAL (EXCL. AUTOMOTIVE GROUP) 132,615 132,495 132,074 133,077 134,361 134,555 135,110 135,374 136,620 137,359 138,170 138,665 NA
  DURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 62,437 61,161 60,613 62,926 64,322 64,613 65,664 66,349 66,107 67,565 68,926 70,414 NA
52 BUILDING MATERIALS, GROUP STORES 8,793 8,841 8,683 8,833 9,181 9,081 9,096 9,246 9,295 9,604 9,731 10,182 NA
521,3 BUILDING MATERIALS SUPPLY STORES 6,607 6,739 6,561 6,655 6,889 6,810 6,826 6,935 6,978 7,109 7,379 7,619 NA
525 HARDWARE STORES 1,072 1,065 1,061 1,055 1,113 1,081 1,095 1,100 1,092 1,096 1,105 1,114 NA
55 EX 554 AUTOMOTIVE GROUP 36,346 35,658 35,232 37,020 37,893 37,765 38,783 39,182 38,794 39,987 41,096 41,896 NA
551,2,5,6,7,9 MOTOR VEHICLE AND MISC AUTO DEALERS 33,841 33,082 32,714 34,488 35,339 35,198 36,206 36,571 36,214 37,377 38,491 39,331 NA
553 AUTO & HOME SUPPLY STORES 2,505 2,576 2,518 2,532 2,554 2,567 2,577 2,611 2,580 2,610 2,605 2,565 NA
57 FURNITURE GROUP STORES 8,490 8,390 8,386 8,545 8,620 8,734 8,821 8,854 8,934 8,990 9,114 9,179 NA
571 FURNITURE & HOME FURNISHINGS STORES 4,512 4,453 4,396 4,495 4,524 4,540 4,588 4,592 4,591 4,625 4,679 4,678 NA
5722,31,34 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, RADIO, TV & COMPUTER STORES 3,135 3,124 3,183 3,244 3,281 3,356 3,548 3,535 3,611 3,593 3,665 3,719 NA
  NONDURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 106,524 106,992 106,693 107,171 107,932 107,707 108,229 108,207 109,307 109,781 110,340 110,147 NA
53 GENERAL MERCHANDISE GROUP STORES 21,451 21,434 21,344 21,523 21,824 21,794 22,106 22,141 22,342 22,503 22,595 22,516 NA
531 DEPT. STORES (EXCL. LEASED DEPTS.) 16,178 16,067 15,982 16,196 16,435 16,477 16,712 16,782 16,970 17,151 17,180 17,175 NA
531 DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 16,553 16,391 16,378 16,536 16,826 16,863 17,131 17,179 17,383 17,535 17,600 17,592 NA
531 pt. CONVENTIONAL DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 4,256 4,213 4,204 4,176 4,225 4,227 4,205 4,242 4,218 4,221 4,284 4,218 NA
531 pt. DISCOUNT DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 9,092 9,095 9,093 9,281 9,484 9,524 9,752 9,773 9,981 10,055 10,097 10,117 NA
531 pt. NATIONAL CHAIN DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 3,205 3,083 3,081 3,079 3,117 3,112 3,174 3,164 3,184 3,259 3,219 3,257 NA
533 VARIETY STORES 823 818 816 818 836 822 833 847 834 794 796 760 NA
539 MISCELLANEOUS GENERAL MERCHANDISE STORES 4,450 4,549 4,546 4,509 4,553 4,495 4,561 4,512 4,538 4,558 4,619 4,581 NA
54 FOOD GROUP STORES 31,668 31,880 31,678 31,738 31,819 31,732 31,897 31,745 31,925 32,106 32,130 32,358 NA
541 GROCERY STORES 30,130 30,305 30,149 30,178 30,226 30,127 30,291 30,141 30,334 30,491 30,507 30,731 NA
554 GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS 11,693 12,011 11,917 11,898 11,963 11,762 11,778 11,616 11,644 11,869 11,937 11,715 NA
56 APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES 9,123 8,789 8,643 8,818 8,945 8,924 8,962 8,920 9,051 9,015 9,109 8,973 NA
561 MEN'S & BOYS' CLOTHING, FURNISHINGS 832 831 836 831 830 832 839 819 817 829 830 843 NA
562,3 WOMEN'S CLOTHING SPECIALTY STORES 3,271 3,033 2,954 3,018 3,093 3,038 3,084 2,997 3,044 2,988 3,001 2,886 NA
566 SHOE STORES 1,510 1,489 1,470 1,498 1,544 1,562 1,536 1,569 1,586 1,555 1,567 1,582 NA
58 EATING AND DRINKING PLACES 17,326 17,238 17,336 17,538 17,637 17,769 17,617 17,961 18,208 18,026 18,065 18,022 NA
591 DRUG & PROPRIETARY STORES 6,445 6,659 6,608 6,592 6,608 6,665 6,723 6,615 6,652 6,627 6,703 6,779 NA
592 LIQUOR STORES 1,809 1,812 1,808 1,789 1,797 1,803 1,795 1,790 1,780 1,780 1,793 1,778 NA
5961 TOTAL MAIL ORDER (3) 3,143 3,157 3,177 3,124 3,103 3,080 3,135 3,249 3,426 3,623 3,775 3,766 NA
53,56,57,594 GAF, TOTAL (4) 45,200 44,458 44,309 45,145 45,641 45,815 46,340 46,357 46,786 46,867 47,278 47,224 NA

Source: Monthly Retail Surveys Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
Last Revised: December 17, 2003