Thursday, June 25, 2015

Commerce Department Monthly Sales

Retail sales rose 1.2% in May, 1% excluding auto sales, according to the Commerce Department.  Excluding both fuel and auto, retail sales rose 0.7% last month, beating expectations of 0.5%. Sales increased 2.7% year over year, and over the last quarter were are up 2.1% for the quarter year over year.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce - commerce.gov

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