Retail Trade Statistics

Retail Trade Sales - The 2012 Statistical Abstract

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Mongolia Quarterly Economic Update - June 2012

Wholesale & Retail Trade: Retail Trade Sales

1051 - Retail Trade and Food Services--Sales by Kind of Business [Excel 46k] | [PDF 64k]

1052 - Retail Trade Corporations--Sales, Net Profit, and Profit Per Dollar of Sales [Excel 31k] | [PDF 69k]

1053 - Retail Trade and Food Services--Estimated Per Capita Sales by Selected Kinds of Business [Excel 34k] | [PDF 59k]

1054 - Retail Trade--Merchandise Inventories and Inventory/Sales Ratio by Kind of Business [Excel 33k] | [PDF 64k]

1059 - Retail Trade and Food Services--Sales by Type of Store and State: 2009 [Excel 43k] | [PDF 142k]

1061 - Shopping Centers--Number and Gross Leasable Area [Excel 28k] | [PDF 62k]

1062 - Food and Alcoholic Beverage Sales by Sales Outlet [Excel 37k] | [PDF 62k]

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Unemployment rose in May

The unemployment rate rose from 5.0 to 5.5 percent in May, and nonfarm
payroll employment continued to trend down (-49,000), the Bureau of Labor
Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. In May, employ-
ment continued to fall in construction, manufacturing, retail trade, and
temporary help services, while health care continued to add jobs. Average
hourly earnings rose by 5 cents, or 0.3 percent, over the month.

The only sector that saw a rise in employment was Health Care, which means we are getting poorer AND sicker.

They should take this further:

Three researchers at the University of California, Irvine Greg Linden, Kenneth L. Kraemer and Jason Dedrick applied some investigative cost accounting to this question, using a report from Portelligent Inc. that examined all the parts that went into the iPod.
Their study, sponsored by the Sloan Foundation, offers a fascinating illustration of the complexity of the global economy, and how difficult it is to understand that complexity by using only conventional trade statistics.
The researchers estimated that $163 of the iPods $299 retail value in the United States was captured by American companies and workers, breaking it down to $75 for distribution and retail costs, $80 to Apple, and $8 to various domestic component makers

Looking for a job? Try sales or retail sectors  — ABS CBN News
The wholesale and retail trade sector accounts for 40.5% of the total vacancies reported. Professional, scientific and technical activities total 17.9% of the vacancies followed closely by administrative support and service activities by 14.3%.

Expert explains reasons for price disparity in Nigeria's retail sector  — Premium Times
The persistent call for liberalization of the Nigerian economy has been yielding results in the wholesale and retail trade sector.

IRS: Sole Proprietorship Returns Up 1.8 Percent in 2011  —
According to Adrian Dungan, an economist with the Individual Returns Analysis Section of the IRS, all nonfarm sole proprietorship industries experienced increases in profits for 2011 with two exceptions: retail trade sector (down 2.9 percent) and all ..

Construction, wholesale and retail sectors show fastest growth in Q2  — Arab News
Construction and wholesale and retail trade sector along with the government services were among the fastest growing sectors.

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  • Avatar Alexxy Does anyone know what trade show i can find clothing manufacturers at?
    Jan 05, 2008 by Alexxy | Posted in Small Business

    Im looking for clothing manufacturers for mens womens and childrenswear. What trade shows will i find them at? Preferably trade shows in Europe but worldwide also fine.

    • The best place to go is the Canton Fair in Southern China (Guangzhou).

      The fair takes place twice per year and is the biggest you will ever see.

      Google it and you will see what I mean

  • Avatar voice of reason Alternative sources of equtiy financing for private placements in public companies?
    Jan 13, 2007 by voice of reason | Posted in Investing

    Generally I deal with the retail public - usually by word of mouth, press release, or trade show (i happen to b …any that are active in Canada and the US, and even more difficult to find any interested in junior mining companies. Ideally I expect Dubai or Europe would be the places to raise equity, but how to you find the "buyers"?

    • It is true that liquidity is major concern for microcap (<$30 million).

      You ALWAYS keep one thing in your mind, the track record of management, they count 70% of success for all investors.

      Hope this will give you some clue when you play "speculative" stocks.