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2001-04: 275,549 Millions of Dollars  
Monthly, Seasonally Adjusted, RETAIL, Updated: 2005-09-30 1:08 AM CDT
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The U.S. Census Bureau maintained time series of monthly sales and end-of-month inventory estimates of retailers based on the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. The SIC-based time series were discontinued as the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) time series were newly introduced.

Source: US. Bureau of the Census

Release: Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services

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(a) Retail Sales (DISCONTINUED), Millions of Dollars, Seasonally Adjusted (RETAIL)
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US. Bureau of the Census, Retail Sales (DISCONTINUED) [RETAIL], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, May 31, 2016.

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