May 2016 retail and food services sales were $455.6 billion, up 0.5 percent from April 2016 and up 2.5 percent from May 2015. Excluding automobiles, retail and food services sales in May 2016 were $362.7 billion, up 0.4 percent from the prior month and up 2.7 percent from one year earlier.
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U.S. Census Bureau
Bureau of Economic Analysis