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Fri Oct 15, 2021, 07:44 AM

U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.7% in September

Source: The Wall Street Journal.

ECONOMY ECONOMIC DATA

U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.7% in September

Consumers stepped up spending last month, a sign of resilient demand and rising inflation

By David Harrison
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Updated Oct. 15, 2021 8:32 am ET

Retail sales rose 0.7% as American consumers stepped up their spending in September, a sign of resilient demand and rising inflation.

Higher spending in part reflects rising costs. Consumer prices advanced 0.4% in September from August and 5.4% from a year earlier, the Labor Department said this week. Retail sales, which aren't adjusted for inflation, have risen more than 10% from a year earlier in recent months.

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Retail sales rose 0.7% as consumers stepped up their spending in September, a sign of resilient demand and rising inflation




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From the source:

https://www.census.gov/economic-indicators/#retail_sales

Advance Monthly Retail Sales
October 15th, 2021
September 2021
+0.7

% CHANGE
August 2021(r)
+0.9

% CHANGE
Released:
October 15th, 2021
Next Release:
November 16th, 2021
U.S. retail and food services sales for September 2021 were $625.4 billion, an increase of 0.7 percent (+/- 0.5 percent) from the previous month.

Press Release

https://www.census.gov/retail/marts/www/marts_current.pdf

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