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CORRECTED-TABLE-U.S. April retail sales rise 0.4 pct
May 12, 2017 / 4:19 PM / 4 months ago

CORRECTED-TABLE-U.S. April retail sales rise 0.4 pct

 (Corrects to remove Revised from, February and January columns
as they did not reflect the changes to the data series made on
April 27 as part of the annual benchmarking process)
    WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) - Commerce Department
seasonally adjusted data on U.S. retail sales.
    
Percent Changes:           Apr    Mar    Apr17/16
Retail Sales               0.4    0.1    4.5    
Excluding Autos            0.3    0.3    4.5    
Motor vehicles/parts       0.7   -0.5    4.4    
Auto/other motor veh.      0.8   -0.7    4.7    
Furniture/home furn       -0.5    1.5    3.8    
Electronics/appliances     1.3    2.2    0.7    
Building/garden equip      1.2   -1.7    9.3    
Food/beverage             -0.3    0.7    2.3    
Grocery stores            -0.4    0.7    1.9    
Health/personal care       0.8    0.7    0.7    
Gasoline stations          0.2   -0.4    12.3   
Clothing/accessories      -0.5    1.9    0.5    
Sporting goods/hobbies     0.6   -0.3   -2.4    
General merchandise       -0.5   -0.2   -0.7    
Department stores          0.2    0.1   -3.7    
Misc store retailers       0.1   -0.4    1.8    
Non-store retailers        1.4    1.1    11.9   
Food/drink services        0.4    0.2    3.9    
Excluding autos/                                
gasoline/bldg materials/                        
food services              0.2    0.7    2.9    
Excluding autos/                                
gasoline                   0.3    0.4    3.7

    
Billions of Dlrs:          Apr      Mar      Apr16    
Retail Sales               474.95   473.10   454.70   
Excluding Autos            377.81   376.68   361.65   
Motor vehicles/parts       97.14    96.42    93.05    
Auto/other motor veh.      89.62    88.93    85.59    
Furniture/home furn        9.46     9.52     9.12     
Electronics/appliances     8.21     8.10     8.16     
Building/garden equip      31.25    30.86    28.58    
Food/beverage              59.42    59.58    58.07    
Grocery stores             52.99    53.21    51.98    
Health/personal care       27.67    27.45    27.48    
Gasoline stations          38.16    38.10    33.98    
Clothing/accessories       21.39    21.50    21.29    
Sporting goods/hobbies     7.30     7.25     7.47     
General merchandise        56.16    56.47    56.53    
Department stores          12.60    12.57    13.07    
Misc store retailers       10.80    10.79    10.60    
Non-store retailers        51.35    50.64    45.89    
Food/drink services        56.63    56.42    54.49    
Excluding autos/                                      
gasoline/bldg materials/                              
food services              259.29   258.80   252.06   
Excluding autos/                                      
gasoline                   339.64   338.58   327.67   
    

  FORECAST:
  Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast:
  U.S. Apr. retail sales +0.6 pct
  U.S. Apr. retail sales ex-autos +0.5 pct
  U.S. Apr. retail sales control (ex autos/gasoline/building
materials/food services) +0.4 pct
  NOTES:
  N/A - not available
  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/food services and all dollar
amounts calculated by Reuters.
   

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