Monthly Retail Trade Survey (MRTS)

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17.  When will the survey data be available?

Data from the MRTS is released on a monthly basis, approximately 6 weeks after the period of reference. Sales data is always released at 8:30 am, while inventory data is released at 10:00 am on the date of the release. A schedule of release dates can be found on our website at

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18.  How can I obtain the published data?

You can find results of the release on our website (in statistical form only) at

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | BHS Team |   Last Revised: March 31, 2016 16:46:24