Series Is Presented Here As Two Seasonally Adjusted Variables--(1)--1935-1946 (2)--1946-1969. Both Variables May Be Found In Business Cycle Indicators, Volume Ii By G.H. Moore, P. 143, Numbered As Series 20.2. From 1961 On, Estimates Are Based On A New Sample (See Scb, November 1968, P. 21, And May 1969, P. 52). Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Data For 1946-1950: Unpublished Seasonally Adjusted Table On "Sales Of Retail Stores By Kinds Of Business, 1946-1950, New Series" (Comm.-Dc 7838 And 14336); Revised Seasonal Adjustment For 1953-1963: Bureau Of The Census, Current Retail Trade Reports, Monthly Retail Trade-Adjusted Sales Supplement, Supplement 1, Series Br-63-7, Released September 17, 1963; For 1963-1967: Retail Trade Report Supplement Of March 25, 1969 (Unpublished); For 1968-1969: Monthly Retail Trade Report, January 1969 And Following Issues; Also For 1961-1964: Survey Of Current Business, November 1968, P. 22.
This NBER data series m06095b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 6 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter06.html.
NBER Indicator: m06095b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Sales By Retail Stores, Excluding Food Stores for United States [M0695BUSM144SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0695BUSM144SNBR/, July 30, 2015.