February retail sales bounce back in census data

Mar 21, 2024
Written by WR Communications

In a narrative of resilience and consumer confidence, the latest chapter of the retail story unveils February’s resurgence in sales, as unveiled by the U.S. Census Bureau. Led by the National Retail Federation’s Chief Economist, Jack Kleinhenz, the narrative paints a picture of a robust economy, where despite challenges like tight credit and inflation, consumers continue to wield their purchasing power, breathing life into the retail landscape.

The data tells a compelling tale: a 0.6% increase in overall retail sales compared to January, with core retail sales climbing by 0.2%, signaling a 5.5% year-over-year growth. With each page turned, the numbers showcase a journey of growth and momentum, reminding us of the enduring strength found in the heart of consumer spending.

Read more: NRF.com


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