The Monthly Retail Trade Survey (MRTS) provides current estimates of sales at retail and food services stores and inventories held by retail stores. The United States Code, Title 13, authorizes this survey and provides for voluntary responses. Companies with one or more establishments that sell merchandise and related services to final consumers. Retail firms provide data on dollar value of retail sales and sales for selected establishments; some firms also provide data on value of end-of-month inventories.
Reporting for March and other prior months cannot be submitted online starting April 26, 2013. Please fax the report(s) to 1-800-447-4613.
If you have questions or comments regarding this survey, please call us at 1-800-772-7852.
Online Reporting requires: