The National Retail Federation calculates monthly retail sales figures that exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants.
July retail sales show strong gains but stock market and tariffs could lead to caution in consumer spending
Retail sales were up 0.9 percent in July from June and up 5.6 percent year-over-year.
'Impressive' June retail sales beat records, show 'consumer remains engaged'
Retail sales were up 0.6 percent in June from May and up 2.3 percent year-over-year.
May’s retail sales show consumer resilience and confidence in the economy
Retail Sales in May show strong consumer resilience and confidence in economy