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September 14, 2018

The three-month moving average was also up 4.9 percent over the same period a year ago. 

September 7, 2018

Retail industry employment in August increased by 89,100 jobs over the same time last year despite a seasonally adjusted drop of 9,700 jobs from July, according to NRF. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.

August 15, 2018

July retail sales were up 0.4 percent from June and 4.9 percent year-over-year, giving the industry a solid kickoff for the third quarter and backing up NRF's revised forecast that sales will grow at least 4.5 percent for the year.

August 13, 2018

NRF now expects 2018 retail sales to increase by 4.5 percent over 2017 rather than the 3.8 to 4.4 percent forecast earlier this year. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants.

August 3, 2018

July saw monthly gains in general merchandise stores, clothing and accessories stores, and food and beverage stores. 

July 16, 2018

June retail sales were up 0.07 percent seasonally adjusted from May’s strong performance and increased 4.2 percent unadjusted year-over-year as economic growth continued despite the U.S. trade war with China and other countries, according to NRF.

July 6, 2018

Retail industry employment in June increased by 50,200 jobs unadjusted over the same time last year despite a seasonally adjusted drop from May of 25,800, according to NRF. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.

June 14, 2018

May retail sales increased 0.7 percent seasonally adjusted over April and 5.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year as a growing economy prompted consumers to continue to spend, according NRF. The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants.

June 1, 2018

Retailers added 28,800 jobs in the month of May and 100,200 jobs unadjusted year-over-year.

May 15, 2018

April retail sales increased 0.4 percent over March and 2.8 percent year-over-year despite unseasonable weather, bumpy financial markets and rising gasoline prices, according to NRF

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