July 2012 retail and food services sales were $403.9 billion, up 0.8 percent from the previous month and up 4.1 percent from one year earlier. Excluding autos, retail and food services sales in July were $330.2 billion, up 0.8 percent from June and up 3.2 percent from July 2011.
* Advance Monthly Sales for Retail and Food Services (July 2012).pdf http://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/USESAEI/2012/08/14/file_attachments/149451/Advance%2BMonthly%2BSales%2Bfor%2BRetail%2Band%2BFood%2BServices%2B%2528July%2B2012%2529.pdf
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