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U.S. Retailers saw higher build-up of invetories in October

Retail Inventories Economic Indicators



The build up in retail inventories accelerated due to growing inventories at the car dealars.
The Commerce Department announced U.S. retail inventories surged , to $652 billions from $647 billions, lifting inventory to sales ratio to 1.28 from 1.27 in previous month, below recent average, suggesting that companies are experiencing higher demand for their goods by 0.8 % in October to , to $652 billions from $647 billions, lifting inventory to sales ratio to 1.28 from 1.27 in previous month, below recent average, suggesting that companies are experiencing higher demand for their goods on the seasonally adjusted basis. The build up in inventories was led by building materials, food and apparel retailers.

The inventories to sales ratios show the relationship of the end-of-month values of inventory to the monthly sales. These ratios can be looked at as indications of the number of months of inventory that are on hand in relation to the sales for a month. Inventories rose by 5.4 % in the past 12 months, led by inventory build up at the department stores.
CPI Fuel Total retail Inventories excluding motor vehicle & parts fell by 0.00 % to $0 millions from $0 millions in Sep. 2018 and deacreased by -100.00 % from $400,391 millions Oct. 2017.


Motor vehicle & parts dealers retail Inventories advanced by 3.41 % to $69,174 millions from $66,895 millions in Sep. 2018 and deacreased by -68.29 % from $400,391 millions Oct. 2017.


0.19% -21.37% 2.93% -47.86% 1.51% -53.74% 0.89% -29.30%

Inventories / Sales Ratio  
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Total Retail Inventories to Sales ratio was estimated at seasonally adjusted rate of 1.28, an advance from 1.27 Sep. 2018 and an deacrease from 1.43 Oct. 2017.

Total retail Inventories to Sales ratio excluding motor vehicle & parts fell to 0.00 from 0.00 in Sep. 2018 and declined from 1.21 Oct. 2017.


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Retail Inventories Adjusted
(In millions $)
Oct. 2018

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Sep. 2018

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Aug. 2018

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July 2018

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June 2018

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May 2018

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Retail Total
652,148 646,756 642,458 638,148 635,510 635,001
Total excl. Motor vehicle & parts
- - 408,546 408,429 409,132 408,352
Building materials, garden equip. supplies dealers
25,574 25,193 57,792 57,511 57,195 56,341
Food & beverage stores
37,527 37,456 48,814 48,488 48,406 48,387
Motor vehicle & parts dealers
69,174 66,895 233,912 229,719 226,378 226,649
Clothing & clothing access stores
27,121 26,348 51,318 51,247 51,377 51,489
Furniture, home furn, electronic, and appliance stores
13,155 13,008 27,892 27,670 27,372 27,612
General merchandise stores
56,679 56,179 81,537 81,454 81,185 81,397
Department stores ex. L.D.
32,825 32,696 25,320 25,370 25,540 25,673




Retail Inventories Adjusted
( In %, Sequential)
Oct. 2018
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Sep. 2018
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Aug. 2018
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July 2018
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June 2018
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May 2018
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Retail Inventories 0.83 % 0.67 % 0.68 % 0.42 % 0.08 % 0.32 %
Total excl motor vehicle & parts - % - % 0.03 % -0.17 % 0.19 % -0.05 %
Building materials garden equip. supplies dealers 1.51 % -56.41 % 0.49 % 0.55 % 1.52 % 0.96 %
Food & beverage stores 0.19 % -23.27 % 0.67 % 0.17 % 0.04 % 0.22 %
Motor vehicle & parts dealers 3.41 % -71.4 % 1.83 % 1.48 % -0.12 % 0.99 %
Clothing & clothing access stores 2.93 % -48.66 % 0.14 % -0.25 % -0.22 % -1.36 %
Furniture, home furn, electronic, and appliance stores 1.13 % -53.36 % 0.8 % 1.09 % -0.87 % -1.38 %
General merchandise stores 0.89 % -31.1 % 0.1 % 0.33 % -0.26 % 0.44 %
Department stores ex. L.D. 0.39 % 29.13 % -0.2 % -0.67 % -0.52 % 0.4 %




Retail Inventories Adjusted
( In %, Y / Y)
Oct. 2018
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Sep. 2018
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Aug. 2018
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July 2018
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June 2018
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May 2018
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Retail Inventories 5.44 % 3.42 % 3.49 % 2.93 % 2.4 % 2.93 %
Total excl motor vehicle & parts - % - % 2.63 % 2.66 % 2.68 % 3.05 %
Building materials garden equip. supplies dealers -53.74 % -54.11 % 5.39 % 4.82 % 5.05 % 3.92 %
Food & beverage stores -21.37 % -21.69 % 3 % 2.45 % 2.38 % 2.23 %
Motor vehicle & parts dealers -68.29 % -70.35 % 5.02 % 3.42 % 1.88 % 2.71 %
Clothing & clothing access stores -47.86 % -49.64 % -1.89 % -1.88 % -2.05 % -2.31 %
Furniture, home furn, electronic, and appliance stores -52.24 % -53 % 1.11 % 0.5 % -0.4 % 0.51 %
General merchandise stores -29.3 % -29.87 % 1.84 % 1.62 % 0.67 % 2.32 %
Department stores ex. L.D. 29.17 % 27.32 % -1.93 % -2 % -1.78 % -1.94 %




Retail Inventories Adjusted Monthly


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INVENTORIES/SALES, RATIOS ADJUSTED
(Ratio)
Oct. 2018

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Sep. 2018

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Aug. 2018

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July 2018

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June 2018

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May 2018

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Retail Total
1.28 1.27 1.44 1.43 1.43 1.43
Total excl. Motor vehicle & parts
- - 1.19 1.19 1.20 1.20
Building materials, garden equip. supplies dealers
2.12 2.06 1.76 1.77 1.76 1.73
Food & beverage stores
0.70 0.71 0.79 0.78 0.78 0.78
Motor vehicle & parts dealers
1.69 1.62 2.29 2.24 2.20 2.21
Clothing & clothing access stores
2.31 2.20 2.25 2.18 2.24 2.21
Furniture, home furn, electronic, and appliance stores
1.88 1.83 1.50 1.49 1.48 1.50
General merchandise stores
1.06 1.04 1.36 1.36 1.37 1.37
Department stores ex. L.D.
1.45 1.46 2.03 2.02 2.06 2.02



Source: Retail Indicators Branch, U.S. Census Bureau
Census.gov


     
       
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