Reuters
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TABLE-U.S. Nov retail sales rose 0.3 pct
Thu, Dec 13 08:30 AM EST

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Commerce Department seasonally adjusted data on U.S. retail sales. Percent Changes: Nov Oct Rev From Sep Aug Nov12/11 Retail Sales 0.3 -0.3 -0.3 1.2 1.0 3.7 Excluding Autos 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.8 3.3 Motor vehicles/parts 1.4 -1.9 -1.5 1.9 1.8 5.4 Auto/other motor veh. 1.6 -2.1 -1.6 2.0 2.2 6.3 Furniture/home furn 1.0 -0.6 -0.6 0.0 -0.4 6.2 Electronics/appliances 2.5 -1.2 -1.0 2.9 -1.9 -1.0 Building/garden equip 1.6 -1.2 -1.9 2.7 1.6 5.4 Food/beverage -0.3 0.6 0.8 1.0 -0.3 2.9 Grocery stores -0.5 0.6 0.8 1.0 -0.3 2.6 Health/personal care 0.6 -0.1 0.3 -0.4 -0.4 0.1 Gasoline stations -4.0 1.0 1.4 1.9 6.0 0.8 Clothing/accessories 0.9 0.3 -0.1 0.5 0.3 6.4 Sporting goods/hobbies 0.5 1.5 0.5 0.8 -1.2 7.1 General merchandise -0.9 -0.2 0.2 -0.3 0.2 -2.7 Department stores -0.8 -0.8 -0.3 -0.5 -0.1 -3.1 Misc store retailers 1.4 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3 0.9 6.7 Non-store retailers 3.0 -1.0 -1.8 2.6 0.2 11.1 Food/drink services 0.8 0.2 -0.4 1.1 0.0 6.0 Excluding autos/ gasoline/bldg materials 0.5 unch -0.1 0.8 -0.1 3.4 Excluding autos/ gasoline 0.7 -0.1 -0.3 1.0 0.1 3.7 Billions of Dlrs: Nov Oct Rev From Sep Aug Nov11 Retail Sales 412.40 411.31 411.59 412.71 407.70 397.68 Excluding Autos 336.81 336.72 336.81 336.68 333.08 325.93 Motor vehicles/parts 75.60 74.59 74.78 76.03 74.62 71.75 Auto/other motor veh. 68.80 67.68 67.83 69.13 67.80 64.74 Furniture/home furn 8.03 7.95 7.94 8.00 8.00 7.57 Electronics/appliances 8.44 8.24 8.15 8.33 8.10 8.53 Building/garden equip 25.03 24.65 24.32 24.94 24.29 23.75 Food/beverage 53.39 53.54 53.78 53.24 52.71 51.90 Grocery stores 47.80 48.05 48.26 47.77 47.29 46.57 Health/personal care 22.90 22.77 22.85 22.79 22.87 22.88 Gasoline stations 45.43 47.33 47.85 46.86 46.00 45.06 Clothing/accessories 20.36 20.18 20.08 20.11 20.02 19.14 Sporting goods/hobbies 7.64 7.60 7.50 7.49 7.43 7.13 General merchandise 51.95 52.43 53.02 52.52 52.70 53.38 Department stores 14.96 15.09 15.21 15.22 15.29 15.44 Misc store retailers 10.34 10.20 10.24 10.23 10.27 9.69 Non-store retailers 38.53 37.42 37.06 37.80 36.83 34.67 Food/drink services 44.76 44.43 44.03 44.36 43.87 42.25 Excluding autos/ gasoline/bldg materials 273.15 271.65 271.60 271.78 269.61 264.13 Excluding autos/ gasoline 291.37 289.39 288.97 289.82 287.08 280.87

FORECAST:

Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast:

U.S. Nov retail sales +0.5 pct

U.S. Nov retail sales ex-autos unchanged

U.S. Nov retail sales ex-autos/gas/building +0.4 pct

NOTES:

Year-over-year percent changes for sales excluding autos/gas calculated by Reuters. All dollar amounts calculated by Reuters.

All percent changes for sales excluding autos/gasoline/building materials and all dollar amounts calculated by Reuters.


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