Category Archives: Retail Sales

Traditional Retailers Gaining Ground as Sector Evolution Continues

  I RETAIL SALES JULY 2019 I Research Brief Traditional Retailers Gaining Ground as Sector Evolution Continues I Consumption rise supported by diverse drivers. Retail spending picked up in June, climbing 3.8 percent on an annual basis for the third time in the past four months. Stable consumption is supported by a strong economic foundation, […]

Growing Distribution Webs Boost Retailers’ Competitive Advantages

  I I RETAIL SALES JUNE 2019 I Research Brief Growing Distribution Webs Boost Retailers’ Competitive Advantages I Consumption underpinned by elevated consumer optimism. Retail sales remained steady in May, increasing 3.2 percent over the past year. Though this is slightly lower than the previous two months, spending appears to have further stabilized following heightened […]

Steady Retail Sales Momentum Drives Retailer Innovation

  I I RETAIL SALES MAY 2019 I Research Brief Steady Retail Sales Momentum Drives Retailer Innovation I Healthy labor market keeps consumption on solid footing. Retail spending increased steadily in April, rising 3.2 percent on an annual basis and extending a trend of stabilized consumption. The tight job market continues to fuel the retail […]

Increasingly Sophisticated Retailers Deploy Range of Growth Strategies

  I I RETAIL SALES APRIL 2019 I Research Brief Increasingly Sophisticated Retailers Deploy Range of Growth Strategies I Retail sales showing consistency as year progresses. Softened consumer confidence in March had little impact on spending as core retail sales advanced 3.6 percent year over year. A second consecutive month of moderate yet steady growth […]