US Census Bureau

US clothing retail enjoys 3% surge in ‘record’ 2023 holiday season

The holiday season, defined by NRF as 1 November through 31 December, saw online and non-store sales increase by 8.2%…

Confusing picture but world is slouching towards recession

What a mess. For the past two quarters, US GDP has declined and the same may be the case in…

Moderate July US inflation figures but apparel ‘fraying around edges’

US apparel retailers saw sales decline by -0.1% month-on-month in July, according to data released by the US Census Bureau, after rising the…

US apparel sector urges end to Section 301 Tariffs to tackle rising US inflation

The AAFA believes the US Government ending Section 301 tariffs on basic consumer goods like apparel and shoes could be…

Clothing helps US retail sales weather inflation

Overall retail sales in April were up 0.9% seasonally adjusted from March and up 8.2% year over year, according to…

Moderate April US inflation levels: Declining trend or worst yet to come?

US apparel retailers saw sales decline by -0.8% month-on-month in April, according to data released by the US Census Bureau, which ends six…

US trade deficit surpasses $100bn in March

The goods and services deficit amounted to $109.8bn in March, up $20bn from $89.8bn in February revised, according to trade…

US apparel sales remain resilient despite record-level inflation

US apparel retailers saw sales rise 2.6% month-on-month in March, according to data released by the US Census Bureau. Sales increased by 7.3%…

US retail sales on track to reach new highs

Overall US retail sales during November were up 0.3% seasonally adjusted from a month prior and up 18.2% year-over-year, according…

US retail sales rise as golden quarter gets underway

Overall US retail sales during October were up 1.7% seasonally adjusted from a month prior and up 16.3% year-over-year, according…