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US Data: Quarterly Total Retail and E-Commerce Sales

Release for: Third Quarter 2017
Source: US Department of Commerce
Percent Changed unless otherwise noted, adjusted data
                          3Q-17    2Q-17    1Q-17    4Q-16    3Q-16
Retail Sales (mln $)
Total**                 1268887  1254819  1250055  1237663  1216808
E-commerce               115345   111369   106383   101606    99870
E-commerce as
% of Total Sales**          9.1      8.9      8.5      8.2      8.2
Pct Chg Qtr/Qtr
Total Sales**               1.1      0.4      1.0      1.7      0.9
E-commerce                  3.6      4.7      4.7      1.7      4.0
Pct Chg Yr/Yr
Total Sales**               4.3      4.0      5.1      3.8      2.1
E-commerce                 15.5     16.0     15.4     14.2     15.4
Pct Chg Yr/Yr (NSA)
Total Sales**               4.0      4.4      3.7      3.6      2.2
E-commerce                 15.5     16.2     15.1     14.0     15.5
     *E-commerce sales are sales of goods and services over
the Internet, an extranet, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI),
or other on-line system. Payment may or may not be
made on-line.
**Total sales do not include food services.
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