Insight Report 2 minutes Premium

November 2019 US Retail Sales: Slowdown Seen Across Sectors with Major Softening in Clothing and Department Stores

What's Inside

Coresight Research’s monthly reports keep you up to date on US and UK retail sales, US retail traffic and in-store metrics, selected US retailers’ same-store sales and key global consumer indicators. Click here to view our full collection of Monthly Reports.

Highlights from our November US Retail Sales Report:

US November retail sales figures are in, and the results are mixed. Overall growth slowed as the late Thanksgiving pushed holiday buying to the end of the month—and pushed Cyber Monday into the following month.

  • Furniture and home-furnishings stores, general merchandise stores and nonstore retailers all saw growth slow
  • Food and beverage store growth accelerated, driven by grocery
  • Department stores fared the worse, with October’s declines steepening in November

This report is for paying subscribers only. Already a paying subscriber? Please log in to see the entire report.
If you wish to learn more about our subscription plans and become a paying subscriber, click here.