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Sales By Retail Stores for United States

1974-09: 43,803 Millions of Dollars  
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M0689BUSM144NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 1:50 PM CDT
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Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1935-1946 (2)--Original Data, 1946-1974. Contrary To Earlier Data In The Variables Covering The Years 1935-1946 Which Were Linked To Censuses Of Retail Trade, These Estimates Are Derived From Blown Up Sample Data (See Scb, September 1952, P. 16 For A Description Of The Method Of Estimating). From 1961 On, Estimates Are Based On A New Sample (See Scb, November 1968, P. 21). The Sample Changes Again In 1970 (See Source). Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Data For 1946-1950: Unpublished Table On "Sales Of Retail Stores By Kinds Of Business, 1946-1950 New Series" (Comm.-Dc 7838); Data For 1951-1952: Survey Of Current Business, June 1957, P. 28, Revised Series--"Sales Of Retail Stores"; Revised Data For 1953-1958: Monthly Retail Trade Report, Supplement 1, September 17, 1963, No. Br-63-7; Revised Data For 1959-1960: Scb, April 1966; Data For 1961-1967: Scb, November 1968; Data For 1968-1974: Monthly Retail Trade, January 1969 And Following Issues. U.S. Department Of Commerce, Release From Office Of Business Economics, January 1952; Survey Of Current Business, September 1952

This NBER data series m06089b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.

NBER Indicator: m06089b

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Sales By Retail Stores for United States [M0689BUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0689BUSM144NNBR/, July 7, 2015.





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