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US Data: Retail Inventories - Levels>

Release for:  October 2018
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce
Millions of U.S. dollars, seasonally adjusted
                                                    yr-ago
                          Oct-18   Sep-18   Aug-18   Oct-17
Retail trade total        648324   642971   642073   623318
 Total ex. autos & part   410638   407847   408150   403251
 Autos and parts          237686   235124   233923   220067
 Furniture, electric       28862    28118    27902    27833
 Building materials        57970    57813    57768    54200
 Food & beverage stores    48589    48517    48765    47983
 Apparel                   51526    51025    51092    51439
 Genl merchandise          81977    81338    81516    81092
  Dept stores              25556    25455    25346    25763
MNI Calc:
 Other Retail             141714   141036   141107   140704
Inventory/Sales Ratio
Retail trade total          1.44     1.44     1.44     1.44
 Total ex. autos & part     1.18     1.18     1.18     1.23
 Autos and parts            2.30     2.31     2.29     2.13
 Furniture, electric        1.56     1.53     1.51     1.53
 Building materials         1.74     1.76     1.76     1.69
 Food & beverage stores     0.78     0.78     0.79     0.79
 Apparel                    2.22     2.23     2.24     2.33
 Genl merchandise           1.36     1.36     1.36     1.39
  Dept stores               2.05     2.07     2.03     2.05
  ** MNI Washington Bureau (202) 371-2121 **
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