Unadjusted and Adjusted Estimates of Monthly Retail by Kinds of Business:   1994

 

 

[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. 1994 Feb. 1994 Mar. 1994 Apr. 1994 May. 1994 Jun. 1994 Jul. 1994 Aug. 1994 Sep. 1994 Oct. 1994 Nov. 1994 Dec. 1994 TOTAL
  RETAIL SALES, TOTAL 155,622 156,851 185,297 182,708 188,004 190,956 186,682 194,845 186,892 190,528 195,530 234,283 2,248,198
  TOTAL (EXCL. AUTOMOTIVE GROUP) 120,264 118,811 137,855 136,434 142,256 142,991 142,284 148,044 141,818 145,762 153,267 193,107 1,722,893
  DURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 58,096 60,688 74,526 74,396 76,244 78,898 74,234 78,774 75,794 75,204 74,655 85,144 886,653
52 BUILDING MATERIALS GROUP STORES 7,289 7,172 9,699 10,992 12,201 11,908 11,109 11,766 11,428 11,137 10,511 9,983 125,195
521,3,5 BUILDING MATERIALS,SUPPLY STORES, HARDWARE 6,559 6,486 8,452 9,327 10,118 10,198 9,684 10,227 9,811 9,786 9,144 8,620 108,412
521,3 BUILDING MATERIALS, SUPPLY STORES 5,600 5,619 7,398 8,095 8,821 8,926 8,466 9,033 8,673 8,586 7,979 7,376 94,572
525 HARDWARE STORES 959 867 1,054 1,232 1,297 1,272 1,218 1,194 1,138 1,200 1,165 1,244 13,840
55 EX 554 AUTOMOTIVE GROUP 35,358 38,040 47,442 46,274 45,748 47,965 44,398 46,801 45,074 44,766 42,263 41,176 525,305
551,2,5,6,7,9 MOTOR VEHICLE & MISCELLANEOUS AUTO DEALERS 33,093 35,747 44,650 43,489 42,963 45,001 41,517 43,816 42,224 41,927 39,449 38,504 492,380
551,2 MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS 32,134 34,472 42,499 41,063 40,590 42,367 39,247 41,746 40,356 39,881 37,807 36,940 469,102
551 MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS - NEW AND USED 29,860 31,958 39,742 38,190 37,869 39,513 36,389 38,533 37,384 36,654 35,170 34,399 435,661
553 AUTO & HOME SUPPLY STORES 2,265 2,293 2,792 2,785 2,785 2,964 2,881 2,985 2,850 2,839 2,814 2,672 32,925
57 FURNITURE GROUP STORES 8,172 8,056 9,213 8,850 9,108 9,526 9,495 10,072 9,850 10,163 11,489 15,083 119,077
571 FURNITURE & HOME FURNISHINGS STORES 3,948 4,059 4,716 4,632 4,802 4,891 4,920 5,226 5,029 5,147 5,608 6,196 59,174
5712 FURNITURE STORES 2,488 2,517 2,864 2,773 2,795 2,832 2,877 3,002 2,970 2,963 3,208 3,477 34,766
5713 FLOOR COVERING STORES 728 761 917 947 1,018 1,066 1,029 1,091 1,008 1,061 1,060 1,049 11,735
5722,31,34 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, RADIO, TV & COMPUTER STORES 3,527 3,301 3,725 3,463 3,561 3,850 3,782 4,034 3,987 4,200 4,934 7,144 49,508
5722 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE STORES 641 592 691 674 701 826 786 767 711 742 880 1,004 9,015
5731 RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRONIC STORES 1,994 1,823 2,018 1,897 1,982 2,094 2,096 2,272 2,245 2,371 2,965 4,750 28,507
5734 COMPUTER AND COMPUTER SOFTWARE STORES 892 886 1,016 892 878 930 900 995 1,031 1,087 1,089 1,390 11,986
5941 SPORTING GOODS STORES AND BICYCLE SHOPS 1,170 1,196 1,491 1,554 1,554 1,680 1,587 1,740 1,472 1,326 1,474 2,615 18,859
5942 BOOK STORES 1,056 636 635 610 684 725 678 1,154 1,021 731 771 1,408 10,109
5944 JEWELRY STORES 909 1,197 1,063 1,176 1,373 1,262 1,230 1,326 1,251 1,329 1,739 4,224 18,079
  NONDURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 97,526 96,163 110,771 108,312 111,760 112,058 112,448 116,071 111,098 115,324 120,875 149,139 1,361,545
53 GENERAL MERCHANDISE GROUP STORES 16,910 17,510 21,454 21,156 22,174 22,350 21,523 23,184 21,758 23,739 28,349 41,981 282,088
531 DEPT. STORES (EXCL. LEASED DEPTS.) 12,703 13,220 16,476 16,209 16,935 17,086 16,508 17,964 16,754 18,339 22,185 33,155 217,534
531 DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 13,016 13,556 16,883 16,630 17,347 17,495 16,898 18,397 17,182 18,775 22,716 33,884 222,779
531 pt. CONVENTIONAL DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 2,633 3,119 4,001 3,757 3,894 3,800 3,557 4,235 4,070 4,272 5,475 8,754 51,567
531 pt. DISCOUNT DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 7,894 8,017 9,724 9,865 10,461 10,613 10,330 10,738 10,071 11,094 13,065 18,892 130,764
531 pt. NATIONAL CHAIN DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 2,489 2,420 3,158 3,008 2,992 3,082 3,011 3,424 3,041 3,409 4,176 6,238 40,448
533 VARIETY STORES 547 617 754 750 767 765 700 746 740 784 879 1,449 9,498
539 MISCELLANEOUS GENERAL MERCHANDISE STORES 3,660 3,673 4,224 4,197 4,472 4,499 4,315 4,474 4,264 4,616 5,285 7,377 55,056
54 FOOD GROUP STORES 31,146 29,347 32,832 32,030 33,052 33,347 34,051 33,475 32,717 32,770 32,792 36,657 394,216
541 GROCERY STORES 29,747 27,933 31,235 30,468 31,410 31,762 32,440 31,859 31,131 31,116 31,122 34,422 374,645
542 MEAT, FISH (SEAFOOD) MARKETS 409 381 475 457 491 497 491 508 469 469 495 649 5,791
546 RETAIL BAKERIES 433 435 480 484 511 473 492 487 488 531 505 537 5,856
554 GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS 10,966 10,652 11,800 11,842 12,491 12,835 13,207 13,710 12,854 12,983 12,647 12,880 148,867
56 APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES 6,335 6,681 8,822 8,660 8,599 8,589 8,474 9,772 8,908 9,344 10,542 15,629 110,355
561 MEN'S & BOYS' CLOTHING, FURNISHINGS 689 634 764 776 791 821 720 754 755 837 937 1,574 10,052
562,3 WOMEN'S CLOTHING SPECIALTY STORES 2,042 2,244 2,871 2,865 2,869 2,739 2,569 2,897 2,732 2,929 3,234 4,819 34,810
562 WOMEN'S READY TO WEAR 1,786 1,970 2,561 2,558 2,553 2,449 2,248 2,539 2,420 2,574 2,799 4,141 30,598
565 FAMILY CLOTHING STORES 2,002 2,131 2,881 2,813 2,789 2,882 2,974 3,360 3,035 3,320 3,983 6,018 38,188
566 SHOE STORES 1,157 1,203 1,657 1,581 1,591 1,577 1,574 1,927 1,660 1,552 1,650 2,206 19,335
58 EATING AND DRINKING PLACES 15,878 16,304 18,521 18,535 19,152 19,192 19,921 19,695 18,577 19,034 17,978 19,288 222,075
5812 EATING PLACES 14,965 15,388 17,487 17,500 18,128 18,206 18,920 18,696 17,607 18,042 17,006 18,256 210,201
5812 pt. RESTAURANTS, LUNCHROOMS, CAFETERIAS 8,281 8,609 9,678 9,636 9,898 9,810 10,279 10,241 9,551 9,764 9,234 9,855 114,836
5812 pt. REFRESHMENT PLACES 6,538 6,628 7,634 7,652 7,943 8,069 8,360 8,183 7,822 8,049 7,591 8,154 92,623
5813 DRINKING PLACES (ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES) 913 916 1,034 1,035 1,024 986 1,001 999 970 992 972 1,032 11,874
591 DRUG & PROPRIETARY STORES 6,500 6,202 6,924 6,622 6,788 6,670 6,574 6,830 6,571 6,778 6,801 8,731 81,991
592 LIQUOR STORES 1,552 1,508 1,717 1,760 1,832 1,858 1,981 1,858 1,823 1,805 1,845 2,576 22,115
596 NONSTORE RETAILERS (2) 4,920 4,684 5,765 5,424 5,287 5,166 4,764 5,445 5,670 6,376 7,273 7,956 68,730
5961 TOTAL MAIL ORDER (3) 3,508 3,087 3,862 3,568 3,409 3,237 3,016 3,473 3,705 4,213 5,218 6,018 46,314
598 FUEL DEALERS 2,247 1,999 1,675 1,036 924 860 809 926 1,038 1,226 1,395 1,814 15,949
53,56,57,594 GAF, TOTAL (4) 36,499 37,419 45,140 44,361 45,976 46,686 45,593 49,933 46,852 49,542 58,180 88,066 594,247
594 MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS STORES 5,082 5,172 5,651 5,695 6,095 6,221 6,101 6,905 6,336 6,296 7,800 15,373 82,727
  ADJUSTED (5)                          
  RETAIL SALES, TOTAL 179,353 181,982 184,450 185,259 184,150 186,135 186,310 189,394 190,183 192,887 192,970 193,055 NA
  TOTAL (EXCL. AUTOMOTIVE GROUP) 137,824 139,473 141,229 141,413 141,591 142,974 143,315 145,409 145,654 146,804 146,893 147,421 NA
  DURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 69,344 70,606 72,094 73,099 72,136 73,043 73,034 74,835 75,605 77,478 77,448 77,140 NA
52 BUILDING MATERIALS, GROUP STORES 9,794 9,578 10,141 10,288 10,285 10,269 10,358 10,730 10,761 10,819 10,947 10,919 NA
521,3 BUILDING MATERIALS SUPPLY STORES 7,349 7,288 7,666 7,784 7,758 7,809 7,839 8,116 8,083 8,177 8,209 8,353 NA
525 HARDWARE STORES 1,158 1,145 1,142 1,170 1,143 1,121 1,146 1,159 1,159 1,182 1,164 1,147 NA
55 EX 554 AUTOMOTIVE GROUP 41,529 42,509 43,221 43,846 42,559 43,161 42,995 43,985 44,529 46,083 46,077 45,634 NA
551,2,5,6,7,9 MOTOR VEHICLE AND MISC AUTO DEALERS 38,842 39,763 40,481 41,105 39,891 40,432 40,269 41,219 41,765 43,313 43,255 42,830 NA
553 AUTO & HOME SUPPLY STORES 2,687 2,746 2,740 2,741 2,668 2,729 2,726 2,766 2,764 2,770 2,822 2,804 NA
57 FURNITURE GROUP STORES 8,891 9,336 9,477 9,545 9,702 9,860 9,891 10,095 10,195 10,366 10,470 10,506 NA
571 FURNITURE & HOME FURNISHINGS STORES 4,377 4,725 4,807 4,835 4,910 4,940 4,955 5,069 5,064 5,086 5,080 5,083 NA
5722,31,34 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, RADIO, TV & COMPUTER STORES 3,732 3,812 3,856 3,865 3,926 4,044 4,049 4,154 4,246 4,389 4,494 4,524 NA
  NONDURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 110,009 111,376 112,356 112,160 112,014 113,092 113,276 114,559 114,578 115,409 115,522 115,915 NA
53 GENERAL MERCHANDISE GROUP STORES 22,703 22,893 23,207 23,217 23,055 23,366 23,284 23,683 23,699 24,031 24,033 24,168 NA
531 DEPT. STORES (EXCL. LEASED DEPTS.) 17,354 17,533 17,831 17,812 17,733 18,004 18,002 18,312 18,310 18,543 18,612 18,721 NA
531 DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 17,753 17,921 18,246 18,262 18,083 18,426 18,474 18,786 18,761 19,037 19,063 19,198 NA
531 pt. CONVENTIONAL DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 4,213 4,221 4,354 4,274 4,174 4,246 4,255 4,317 4,307 4,364 4,370 4,362 NA
531 pt. DISCOUNT DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 10,252 10,371 10,467 10,642 10,610 10,797 10,851 11,059 11,079 11,240 11,331 11,457 NA
531 pt. NATIONAL CHAIN DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 3,288 3,329 3,425 3,346 3,299 3,383 3,368 3,410 3,375 3,433 3,362 3,379 NA
533 VARIETY STORES 768 786 785 803 787 804 754 787 799 802 801 799 NA
539 MISCELLANEOUS GENERAL MERCHANDISE STORES 4,581 4,574 4,591 4,602 4,535 4,558 4,528 4,584 4,590 4,686 4,620 4,648 NA
54 FOOD GROUP STORES 32,365 32,457 32,481 32,662 32,651 32,888 32,670 33,015 33,232 33,143 33,189 33,332 NA
541 GROCERY STORES 30,762 30,865 30,895 31,058 31,038 31,293 31,073 31,388 31,573 31,462 31,500 31,638 NA
554 GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS 11,972 12,160 12,203 12,059 12,022 12,212 12,436 12,730 12,677 12,791 12,918 12,880 NA
56 APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES 8,858 9,054 9,184 9,115 8,999 9,063 9,128 9,279 9,095 9,376 9,412 9,349 NA
561 MEN'S & BOYS' CLOTHING, FURNISHINGS 834 841 854 846 834 848 837 841 812 840 840 827 NA
562,3 WOMEN'S CLOTHING SPECIALTY STORES 2,840 2,984 2,960 2,923 2,838 2,853 2,817 2,944 2,814 2,917 2,937 2,922 NA
566 SHOE STORES 1,564 1,577 1,599 1,576 1,586 1,577 1,628 1,614 1,631 1,649 1,658 1,635 NA
58 EATING AND DRINKING PLACES 17,391 18,176 18,466 18,351 18,398 18,597 18,688 18,615 18,689 18,827 18,845 18,984 NA
591 DRUG & PROPRIETARY STORES 6,792 6,633 6,729 6,750 6,802 6,778 6,855 6,920 6,917 6,952 6,975 6,951 NA
592 LIQUOR STORES 1,794 1,806 1,827 1,833 1,869 1,852 1,857 1,838 1,862 1,851 1,845 1,835 NA
5961 TOTAL MAIL ORDER (3) 3,732 3,733 3,835 3,908 3,843 3,822 3,770 3,859 3,867 3,879 3,929 3,996 NA
53,56,57,594 GAF, TOTAL (4) 46,967 47,897 48,540 48,617 48,513 49,178 49,166 50,103 50,037 50,968 50,911 50,998 NA

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