Monthly Wholesale Trade: Sales and Inventories
4243: Apparel, Piece Goods, and Notions: U.S. Total
Apparel Search has utilized data from the USA Census to create the following
historical information to help fashion industry researchers learn more about
our industry. The data was retrieved on
February 5, 2015.
Revisions to the original source data may occur, but we will NOT be
updating the charts listed on this page. If you wish to utilize this
information, it is important to keep in mind that the data can possibly be
outdated due to potential revisions.
For the Monthly Wholesale Trade Survey, all current month estimates are
preliminary estimates and will be superseded in following months by revised
For information on the reliability and use of the data, including important
notes on estimation and sampling variance, seasonal adjustment, measures of
sampling variability, and other information pertinent to this economic
indicator, go to the
Monthly Wholesale Trade Report [PDF], or refer to the
Monthly and Annual Wholesale Trade website, which provides a link to
historical data for these reports.
Estimated measures of sampling variability for totals are expressed as
coefficients of variation (CV). Standard errors (SE) are provided for
month-to-month change and ratio estimates.
Estimated measures of sampling variability are based on data not adjusted
for seasonal variation, and should be used when drawing inferences about
both adjusted and not adjusted estimates.
The Y-axis for the line charts may be truncated to prevent flattening of the
lines or to present the complete range of data.
Again, future updates to the original data may take place from the
government resources that supplied the original statistics. We will
NOT be updating the charts and figures on this page. You can use
this for historical reference only based on the date we retrieved the
statistical data for these reports.