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Retail Inventories [Advance]  
Released On 8/28/2017 8:30:00 AM For Jul(p), 2017
PriorActual
M/M % change0.6 %-0.2 %

Highlights
Retail inventories fell a preliminary 0.2 percent in July in a draw that is negative for third-quarter GDP but offset by this morning's preliminary 0.4 percent build in wholesale inventories. Inventories rose strongly in June to give a late lift to second-quarter GDP.

Definition
Retail inventories measure the monthly dollar value of inventories held by retailers. The advance report is released late in the month for the following month and is part of the Monthly Advance Economic Indicators report (which also includes data on wholesale inventories and international trade in goods). Final monthly data for retail inventories are released about two weeks later with the Business Sales and Inventories report. (Bureau of the Census)  Why Investors Care
 

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