Commerce Department Announces Plan To Unveil New Indicator to Track e-Sales
- Inventories Rise 0.8%; Sales Increase 1.3%. Siegel, Gary E. // Bond Buyer;11/8/2007, Vol. 362 Issue 32751, p2
The article reports on the increase in inventories of merchant wholesalers in September 2007 in the U.S. According to the Commerce Department, inventories of merchant wholesalers rose 0.8% to $404.0 billion. Meanwhile, sales of merchant wholesalers grew 1.3% to $366.8 billion. Economists expect...
- Retail Sales Soar 1.0% Ex-Autos Jump 1.1%. Smith, Nicole M. // Bond Buyer;12/14/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32528, p2
The article reports on the sales performance of U.S. retailers as of November 2006. According to the Department of Commerce, total sales in the retail sector increased by one percent. IFR Markets expected an increase of 0.2 percent in retail sales and 0.3 percent rise in sales excluding...
- Apparel Shipments Up By 8% in 1979. // Textile Chemist & Colorist;Feb80, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p22
The article reports on the performance of the apparel industry in the U.S. in 1979, based on figures from the Department of Commerce. According to the agency, total shipments of apparel amounted to $46.7 billion during the year, an increase of 8% over the year 1978. Moreover, the report...
- Monitoring the journals. Pannkratz, Alan; Bateman, Fred // Business Economics;Apr90, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p66
Comments on the article by F.X. Diebold and G.D. Rudebusch entitled `Scoring the Leading Indicators' that appeared in the July 1989 issue of `Journal of Business.' Ability of the United States Department of Commerce's Composite Leading Index (CLI) to forecast level of economic activity;...
- Retail Sales Gain 0.6%; Ex-Autos Increase 0.5%. Temple-West, Patrick // Bond Buyer;1/18/2011, Vol. 375 Issue 33451, p2
The article reports on increased retail sales by 0.6% in December 2009, excluding autos and gasoline stations by 0.4%, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.
- Black Friday Sales Yield Green. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);12/19/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 46, p6
The article focuses on a report by the U.S. Commerce Department regarding the increase in the U.S. retail sales in November 2011 from a month before as brought by Black Friday bargain-hunting.
- May Retail Sales Off 0.2%; Ex-Autos Decline 0.4%. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;6/14/2012, Vol. 380 Issue 33731, p2
The article reveals that retail sales excluding automobiles fell by 0.2 percent in May 2012, after reducing a revised 0.2 percent in April 2012, as reported by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
- Revised retail sales cloud February results. Gill, David // Home Textiles Today;03/26/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 29, p82
Analyzes the impact of the revision of retail-sales figures by the United States Commerce Department in January 2001 on retail-sales figures in February 2001. Revised total sales; Concerns by retailers about the revision; Use of the reports to forecast consumer spending.
- Retail Sales Rise 0.4%; Ex-Autos Increase 0.6%. Temple-West, Patrick // Bond Buyer;9/15/2010, Vol. 373 Issue 33383, p22
The article presents a report released by the Commerce Department which reveals the increase of retail sales to 0.4%, posting the strongest gain in five months in the U.S. in September 2010.