Category Archives: Retail Sales

June Retail Sales Show Potential Shift In Consumer Spending

    I RETAIL SALES JULY 2020 I Research Brief June Retail Sales Show Potential Shift In Consumer Spending I Reopening boosts consumption last month. Consumer spending posted impressive gains for a second consecutive month as states greenlighted a wider range of businesses to resume operations. Total retail sales advanced 7.5 percent last month, building […]

Retailers Optimize Shopping Platforms, Lifting Sales and Customer Engagement

    I RETAIL SALES DECEMBER 2019 I Research Brief Retailers Optimize Shopping Platforms, Lifting Sales and Customer Engagement I Evolving shopping behavior drives spending to record high. Sales growth for Black Friday and Cyber Monday neared 20 percent as consumers sustained robust spending patterns. Digital channels delivered strong growth during the four-day weekend, with […]

Retail Spending Strong, Growth Emerging From Diverse Sectors

  I RETAIL SALES OCTOBER 2019 I Research Brief Retail Spending Strong, Growth Emerging From Diverse Sectors I Consumer spending active in midst of uncertainty. For the second consecutive month, core retail sales generated 4.5 percent annual growth as the softening economic outlook had little effect on shopping habits. While spending has moderated relative to […]

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, […]