Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Retail Sales: June 2014

Yesterday, the U.S. Census Bureau released its latest nominal read of retail sales  showing increasing activity in June with sales rising 0.2% from May and 4.3% on a year-over-year basis on an aggregate of all items including food, fuel and healthcare services.

Nominal "discretionary" retail sales including home furnishings, home garden and building materials, consumer electronics and department store sales declined slightly, falling 0.31% from May but rising 1.73% above the level seen in June 2013 while, adjusting for inflation, “real” discretionary retail sales declined 0.48% on the month and falling 0.26% since June 2013.


  1. Thank you for sharing this information. I greatly appreciate it.

  2. I actually enjoyed reading through this posting.Many thanks.
    Realtor Websites

  3. This comment has been removed by the author.

  4. Playground rubberized mats are specifically designed to soak up any surprise. Kids generally fall with fun inside a playground region and these types of tiles give them best safety. PLAYGROUND RUBBER MATS