U.S. Real Retail Sales and Recession

U.S. Real Retail Sales and Recession In August, U.S. real retail sales stand at 9.37% YoY. About 70% of U.S. GDP is personal consumption. In the past, real retail sales trended sideways before the recession began.

U.S. Headline Retail Sales

U.S. Headline Retail Sales U.S. retail sales look V-shaped, but can it last? Image: Morgan Stanley Research

U.S. Retail Sales in March-April 2020

U.S. Retail Sales in March-April 2020 U.S. retail sales from March to April is dramatic and tumbled by a record 16.4%. Image: Oxford Economics

U.S. Nonstore Retail Sales

U.S. Nonstore Retail Sales This chart puts into perspective U.S. nonstore retail sales, which are a proxy measure for ecommerce performance. Image: The Daily Shot – The Wall Street Journal