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Release for:  September 2017
Source:  U.S. Department of Commerce
Millions of U.S. dollars, seasonally adjusted
                                                           yr-ago
Kind of business                 Sep-17   Aug-17   Jul-17   Sep-16
Sales, total                     480524   474487   465485   442791
 Durable goods sales             230747   229200   224143   210201
  Automotive                      39938    39660    37982    35736
  Furniture                        6882     6902     6910     6993
  Lumber                          11460    11226    11219    10378
  Professional equipt.            40461    41615    40649    39004
   Computer equipt.               19808    20586    19693    18741
  Metals                          14200    13728    13514    11635
  Electrical goods                51118    50321    48894    46320
  Hardware                        11531    11356    11233    11110
  Machinery                       35544    34866    34439    32050
  Misc. durable goods             19613    19526    19303    16975
 Nondurable goods sales          249777   245287   241342   232590
  Paper & paper products           7760     8070     8206     7940
  Drugs                           56030    56823    57018    54304
  Apparel                         12788    12813    12801    13648
  Groceries                       52821    53610    53764    52578
  Farm-products                   17105    17237    17200    16638
  Chemicals                       10337    10168    10207     9599
  Petroleum, products             59219    52581    48546    45073
  Alcohol                         11789    11859    11763    11566
  Misc. nondurable goods          21928    22126    21837    21244
Inventories, total               609535   607470   602377   582472
 Durable goods stocks            372838   371624   368910   352765
  Automotive                      69476    69687    68250    64421
  Furniture                       11576    11534    11469    11039
  Lumber                          16566    16491    16298    15553
  Professional equipt.            43408    43872    43908    41162
   Computer equipt.               17019    17448    17241    15722
  Metals                          28365    28179    27736    25414
  Electrical goods                51109    50628    50350    46051
  Hardware                        23654    23481    23297    22880
  Machinery                      100495   100248   100419   100148
  Misc. durable goods             28189    27504    27183    26097
 Nondurable goods sto            236697   235846   233467   229707
  Paper & paper products           8615     8523     8351     8253
  Drugs                           60754    60144    57959    59275
  Apparel                         26112    26064    26360    27685
  Groceries                       36533    36491    36301    35243
  Farm-products                   25868    25918    25613    23499
  Chemicals                       11872    11745    11736    11519
  Petroleum, products             21163    20543    20381    20145
  Alcohol                         15444    15608    15675    15655
  Misc. nondurable goods          30336    30810    31091    28433
Stock/sales ratios, total          1.27     1.28     1.29     1.32
 Durable goods stock/sales         1.62     1.62     1.65     1.68
  Automotive                       1.74     1.76     1.80     1.80
  Furniture                        1.68     1.67     1.66     1.58
  Lumber                           1.45     1.47     1.45     1.50
  Professional equipt.             1.07     1.05     1.08     1.06
   Computer equipt.                0.86     0.85     0.88     0.84
  Metals                           2.00     2.05     2.05     2.18
  Electrical goods                 1.00     1.01     1.03     0.99
  Hardware                         2.05     2.07     2.07     2.06
  Machinery                        2.83     2.88     2.92     3.12
  Misc. durable goods              1.44     1.41     1.41     1.54
 Nondurable stock/sales            0.95     0.96     0.97     0.99
  Paper & paper products           1.11     1.06     1.02     1.04
  Drugs                            1.08     1.06     1.02     1.09
  Apparel                          2.04     2.03     2.06     2.03
  Groceries                        0.69     0.68     0.68     0.67
  Farm-products                    1.51     1.50     1.49     1.41
  Chemicals                        1.15     1.16     1.15     1.20
  Petroleum, products              0.36     0.39     0.42     0.45
  Alcohol                          1.31     1.32     1.33     1.35
  Misc. nondurable goods           1.38     1.39     1.42     1.34
  ** MNI Washington Bureau (202) 371-2121 **
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