Unadjusted and Adjusted Estimates of Monthly Retail by Kinds of Business:   1999

 

 

[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. 1999 Feb. 1999 Mar. 1999 Apr. 1999 May. 1999 Jun. 1999 Jul. 1999 Aug. 1999 Sep. 1999 Oct. 1999 Nov. 1999 Dec. 1999 TOTAL
  RETAIL SALES, TOTAL 209,566 212,599 244,511 242,761 254,557 252,350 254,576 256,859 245,799 250,793 257,707 312,851 2,994,929
  TOTAL (EXCL. AUTOMOTIVE GROUP) 158,337 156,924 178,266 179,385 188,135 184,468 187,572 188,695 182,499 189,497 198,764 253,357 2,245,899
  DURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 84,699 89,904 105,375 103,816 109,323 110,776 109,354 110,628 104,113 102,741 104,063 120,204 1,254,996
52 BUILDING MATERIALS GROUP STORES 10,715 11,455 14,272 16,505 17,613 17,225 16,555 15,749 15,275 15,288 14,942 14,141 179,735
521,3,5 BUILDING MATERIALS,SUPPLY STORES, HARDWARE 9,486 9,891 12,318 13,779 14,305 14,403 14,206 13,728 13,180 13,442 13,079 12,287 154,104
521,3 BUILDING MATERIALS, SUPPLY STORES 8,380 8,877 11,096 12,347 12,790 12,935 12,800 12,415 11,887 12,144 11,790 10,918 138,379
525 HARDWARE STORES 1,106 1,014 1,222 1,432 1,515 1,468 1,406 1,313 1,293 1,298 1,289 1,369 15,725
55 EX 554 AUTOMOTIVE GROUP 51,229 55,675 66,245 63,376 66,422 67,882 67,004 68,164 63,300 61,296 58,943 59,494 749,030
551,2,5,6,7,9 MOTOR VEHICLE & MISCELLANEOUS AUTO DEALERS 48,379 52,878 62,879 59,935 62,995 64,339 63,391 64,598 59,892 57,912 55,562 56,211 708,971
551,2 MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS 46,469 50,162 59,116 55,868 58,625 60,060 59,412 61,014 56,706 54,633 52,813 53,338 668,216
551 MOTOR VEHICLE DEALERS - NEW AND USED 42,031 45,170 53,736 50,557 53,146 54,449 53,950 55,541 51,654 49,570 48,004 48,757 606,565
553 AUTO & HOME SUPPLY STORES 2,850 2,797 3,366 3,441 3,427 3,543 3,613 3,566 3,408 3,384 3,381 3,283 40,059
57 FURNITURE GROUP STORES 11,961 11,599 12,812 12,029 12,460 12,759 13,107 13,501 13,247 13,240 14,919 19,819 161,453
571 FURNITURE & HOME FURNISHINGS STORES 5,491 5,537 6,238 5,945 6,141 6,280 6,374 6,603 6,515 6,682 7,319 8,158 77,283
5712 FURNITURE STORES 3,457 3,406 3,775 3,443 3,644 3,652 3,736 3,796 3,799 3,867 4,123 4,364 45,062
5713 FLOOR COVERING STORES 941 1,038 1,227 1,306 1,173 1,300 1,281 1,320 1,333 1,330 1,320 1,250 14,819
5722,31,34 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, RADIO, TV & COMPUTER STORES 5,541 5,147 5,595 5,171 5,383 5,553 5,796 5,910 5,712 5,571 6,461 9,721 71,561
5722 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE STORES 802 773 893 875 897 1,042 1,131 961 934 944 996 1,183 11,431
5731 RADIO, TELEVISION AND ELECTRONIC STORES 2,766 2,602 2,707 2,424 2,662 2,665 2,849 3,039 2,827 2,816 3,585 5,901 36,843
5734 COMPUTER AND COMPUTER SOFTWARE STORES 1,973 1,772 1,995 1,872 1,824 1,846 1,816 1,910 1,951 1,811 1,880 2,637 23,287
5941 SPORTING GOODS STORES AND BICYCLE SHOPS 1,478 1,459 1,812 1,871 1,973 2,193 2,044 2,127 1,838 1,709 1,835 3,236 23,575
5942 BOOK STORES 1,507 977 961 917 958 1,011 1,002 1,359 1,216 1,001 1,071 1,966 13,946
5944 JEWELRY STORES 1,168 1,667 1,406 1,472 1,881 1,638 1,599 1,619 1,533 1,655 2,182 6,083 23,903
  NONDURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 124,867 122,695 139,136 138,945 145,234 141,574 145,222 146,231 141,686 148,052 153,644 192,647 1,739,933
53 GENERAL MERCHANDISE GROUP STORES 23,958 24,874 28,984 28,861 31,044 29,982 29,432 30,652 29,071 31,148 36,590 54,329 378,925
531 DEPT. STORES (EXCL. LEASED DEPTS.) 18,559 19,428 22,693 22,666 24,322 23,253 22,811 23,958 22,607 24,169 28,810 43,370 296,646
531 DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 18,915 19,780 23,115 23,105 24,807 23,737 23,250 24,421 23,034 24,632 29,368 44,190 302,354
531 pt. CONVENTIONAL DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 3,101 3,671 4,364 4,217 4,528 4,184 3,977 4,469 4,387 4,481 5,420 9,822 56,621
531 pt. DISCOUNT DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 13,118 13,432 15,542 15,638 16,859 16,368 16,063 16,540 15,553 16,686 19,560 27,898 203,257
531 pt. NATIONAL CHAIN DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 2,696 2,677 3,209 3,250 3,420 3,185 3,210 3,412 3,094 3,465 4,388 6,470 42,476
533 VARIETY STORES 790 941 1,088 1,073 1,142 1,117 1,115 1,122 1,110 1,281 1,418 2,110 14,307
539 MISCELLANEOUS GENERAL MERCHANDISE STORES 4,609 4,505 5,203 5,122 5,580 5,612 5,506 5,572 5,354 5,698 6,362 8,849 67,972
54 FOOD GROUP STORES 36,158 33,893 37,420 36,905 38,971 37,714 39,982 38,254 37,972 38,525 38,256 44,219 458,269
541 GROCERY STORES 34,443 32,148 35,485 34,971 36,966 35,766 38,040 36,364 36,129 36,605 36,285 41,493 434,695
542 MEAT, FISH (SEAFOOD) MARKETS 470 449 530 527 546 538 555 530 522 513 539 774 6,493
546 RETAIL BAKERIES 542 539 590 587 619 611 602 606 607 673 665 782 7,423
554 GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS 12,624 11,924 13,700 14,633 15,185 15,289 16,325 16,622 15,938 16,339 15,657 16,737 180,973
56 APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES 8,032 8,457 10,609 10,871 11,231 10,584 10,783 12,023 10,754 11,233 12,397 18,113 135,087
561 MEN'S & BOYS' CLOTHING, FURNISHINGS 757 680 793 915 912 903 830 910 827 932 1,046 1,558 11,063
562,3 WOMEN'S CLOTHING SPECIALTY STORES 2,243 2,363 3,011 3,154 3,291 2,985 2,849 2,960 2,832 2,958 3,209 4,903 36,758
562 WOMEN'S READY TO WEAR 1,783 1,926 2,565 2,680 2,755 2,468 2,366 2,475 2,422 2,514 2,643 3,752 30,349
565 FAMILY CLOTHING STORES 2,999 3,184 4,010 4,055 4,268 4,076 4,359 4,794 4,265 4,587 5,364 7,905 53,866
566 SHOE STORES 1,358 1,474 1,810 1,823 1,910 1,814 1,838 2,169 1,698 1,654 1,693 2,352 21,593
58 EATING AND DRINKING PLACES 21,208 21,153 23,322 23,747 24,789 24,257 25,307 24,861 23,445 25,067 23,421 24,794 285,371
5812 EATING PLACES 20,130 20,042 22,068 22,541 23,623 23,103 24,096 23,697 22,306 23,840 22,265 23,558 271,269
5812 pt. RESTAURANTS, LUNCHROOMS, CAFETERIAS 10,933 10,848 11,837 12,047 12,300 12,033 12,642 12,489 11,770 12,651 11,727 12,291 143,568
5812 pt. REFRESHMENT PLACES 8,934 8,917 9,919 10,166 10,840 10,567 11,074 10,794 10,093 10,734 10,086 10,694 122,818
5813 DRINKING PLACES (ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES) 1,078 1,111 1,254 1,206 1,166 1,154 1,211 1,164 1,139 1,227 1,156 1,236 14,102
591 DRUG & PROPRIETARY STORES 9,365 9,199 10,113 9,824 9,995 9,914 9,820 9,785 9,679 10,050 10,128 12,861 120,733
592 LIQUOR STORES 1,935 1,885 2,081 2,208 2,334 2,274 2,485 2,280 2,268 2,369 2,428 3,487 28,034
596 NONSTORE RETAILERS (2) 7,954 7,917 9,332 8,888 8,623 8,836 8,487 9,086 9,642 10,061 11,314 13,581 113,721
5961 TOTAL MAIL ORDER (3) 6,147 6,033 7,183 6,789 6,575 6,824 6,588 7,077 7,607 8,066 9,195 11,549 89,633
598 FUEL DEALERS 2,064 1,635 1,808 1,250 1,034 939 907 982 1,169 1,455 1,618 2,289 17,150
53,56,57,594 GAF, TOTAL (4) 50,819 51,924 59,867 59,102 62,664 61,346 61,124 64,487 60,810 63,572 73,940 112,063 781,718
594 MISCELLANEOUS SHOPPING GOODS STORES 6,868 6,994 7,462 7,341 7,929 8,021 7,802 8,311 7,738 7,951 10,034 19,802 106,253
  ADJUSTED (5)                          
  RETAIL SALES, TOTAL 239,154 241,580 242,316 244,556 247,325 247,995 250,003 253,458 253,910 254,867 258,115 262,516  
  TOTAL (EXCL. AUTOMOTIVE GROUP) 180,063 181,788 182,102 184,165 185,127 185,669 186,494 188,532 189,881 191,213 192,857 196,735  
  DURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 99,641 101,280 101,367 101,905 103,821 104,059 105,383 107,252 106,505 106,801 109,185 110,124  
52 BUILDING MATERIALS, GROUP STORES 14,593 15,278 14,680 15,014 14,934 14,837 15,032 14,996 14,823 15,024 15,651 15,537  
521,3 BUILDING MATERIALS SUPPLY STORES 11,129 11,499 11,299 11,432 11,389 11,407 11,480 11,646 11,430 11,733 12,130 12,185  
525 HARDWARE STORES 1,349 1,345 1,318 1,347 1,321 1,296 1,301 1,301 1,303 1,293 1,323 1,295  
55 EX 554 AUTOMOTIVE GROUP 59,091 59,792 60,214 60,391 62,198 62,326 63,509 64,926 64,029 63,654 65,258 65,781  
551,2,5,6,7,9 MOTOR VEHICLE AND MISC AUTO DEALERS 55,800 56,494 56,904 57,027 58,874 59,027 60,200 61,581 60,681 60,388 61,804 62,318  
553 AUTO & HOME SUPPLY STORES 3,291 3,298 3,310 3,364 3,324 3,299 3,309 3,345 3,348 3,266 3,454 3,463  
57 FURNITURE GROUP STORES 12,842 13,032 13,133 13,137 13,285 13,434 13,486 13,637 13,889 13,866 13,894 14,116  
571 FURNITURE & HOME FURNISHINGS STORES 6,101 6,271 6,307 6,298 6,318 6,408 6,374 6,557 6,703 6,662 6,660 6,759  
5722,31,34 HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCE, RADIO, TV & COMPUTER STORES 5,706 5,700 5,786 5,810 5,922 5,984 6,056 6,031 6,122 6,156 6,113 6,296  
  NONDURABLE GOODS, TOTAL 139,513 140,300 140,949 142,651 143,504 143,936 144,620 146,206 147,405 148,066 148,930 152,392  
53 GENERAL MERCHANDISE GROUP STORES 30,812 30,864 31,155 31,114 30,994 31,496 31,450 31,709 31,981 32,045 32,224 32,814  
531 DEPT. STORES (EXCL. LEASED DEPTS.) 24,165 24,285 24,506 24,451 24,249 24,711 24,661 24,776 25,008 24,994 25,140 25,557  
531 DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 24,570 24,842 24,942 24,879 24,855 25,181 25,104 25,232 25,465 25,474 25,613 26,120  
531 pt. CONVENTIONAL DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 4,670 4,682 4,785 4,717 4,702 4,744 4,707 4,699 4,717 4,687 4,582 4,805  
531 pt. DISCOUNT DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 16,357 16,562 16,587 16,583 16,594 16,874 16,838 17,034 17,224 17,255 17,449 17,803  
531 pt. NATIONAL CHAIN DEPT. STORES (INCL. LEASED DEPTS.) (1) 3,543 3,598 3,570 3,579 3,559 3,563 3,559 3,499 3,524 3,532 3,582 3,512  
533 VARIETY STORES 1,081 1,118 1,126 1,155 1,159 1,201 1,165 1,206 1,216 1,272 1,258 1,270  
539 MISCELLANEOUS GENERAL MERCHANDISE STORES 5,566 5,461 5,523 5,508 5,586 5,584 5,624 5,727 5,757 5,779 5,826 5,987  
54 FOOD GROUP STORES 37,280 37,576 37,375 37,560 38,014 37,728 37,997 38,114 38,666 38,548 38,870 40,282  
541 GROCERY STORES 35,362 35,641 35,450 35,612 36,029 35,766 36,057 36,183 36,716 36,605 36,838 38,207  
554 GASOLINE SERVICE STATIONS 13,677 13,596 13,923 14,604 14,657 14,519 15,060 15,652 15,843 16,019 16,158 16,771  
56 APPAREL & ACCESSORY STORES 11,147 11,107 11,087 11,303 11,391 11,349 11,241 11,360 11,232 11,285 11,282 11,304  
561 MEN'S & BOYS' CLOTHING, FURNISHINGS 916 904 910 970 931 948 909 927 899 915 931 906  
562,3 WOMEN'S CLOTHING SPECIALTY STORES 3,094 3,053 3,111 3,117 3,116 3,084 3,047 3,071 2,997 3,015 3,047 3,025  
566 SHOE STORES 1,858 1,833 1,747 1,816 1,823 1,832 1,800 1,801 1,772 1,778 1,773 1,791  
58 EATING AND DRINKING PLACES 22,903 23,245 23,206 23,442 23,654 23,712 23,718 23,859 23,948 24,408 24,525 24,794  
591 DRUG & PROPRIETARY STORES 9,675 9,765 9,771 9,913 9,926 10,085 10,061 10,108 10,199 10,255 10,324 10,533  
592 LIQUOR STORES 2,229 2,257 2,235 2,319 2,315 2,299 2,318 2,331 2,375 2,388 2,394 2,471  
5961 TOTAL MAIL ORDER (3) 6,725 6,967 6,913 7,109 7,265 7,450 7,486 7,726 7,794 7,816 7,866 8,139  
53,56,57,594 GAF, TOTAL (4) 63,473 63,659 64,082 64,231 64,393 65,026 64,914 65,491 65,966 66,211 66,456 67,509  

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