Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1935-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1974. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Release From Office Of Business Economics, January 1952; Survey Of Current Business, September 1952
This NBER data series m06089a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: m06089a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Sales By Retail Stores for United States [M0689AUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0689AUSM144NNBR/, August 2, 2015.