by Mish

The Census Bureau revised April from -0.5% to -0.4%. Thus, for the quarter so far, inventories are flat. Sales are another matter.

Sales and Inventories by Category

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Wholesale Inventories Crash, Led by Autos

Wholesale inventories plunged 5% in the Census Bureau Wholesale Trade Report for February, released today.

Advance Wholesale Inventories +0.5%, Retail -0.4%

In March, wholesale inventories rose 0.5% to $628.8 billion. Retail inventories declined 0.4% to $626.6 billion.

Wholesale and Retail Inventories Rise

Census bureau reports show wholesale and retail inventories jumped in November.

Wholesale Sales and Inventories Jump: Drugs, Groceries Lead the Way

Wholesale inventories in June rose 0.7% vs a Bloomberg Econoday consensus of 0.6%.

Wholesale Trade: Inventory-to-Sales Ratios Extremely Elevated

Wholesale trade inventories rose 0.1% for the month compared to Bloomberg Econoday expectations of a 0.2% rise.

Wholesale Inventory Build Continues as Retail Sales Flounder

Wholesale inventories rose 1.0% nearly matching the consensus 1.1% estimate.

Wholesale Inventories Down 0.4%, Retail Down 0.1%

Wholesale and retail inventories both declined in October according to the Census Bureau Advance Indicators report.

Wholesale Inventories Up 0.4 Percent: Spotlight on Autos

Wholesale inventories were up 0.4% in December vs expectations of a 0.2% rise. Revisions knocked November lower.

Wholesale Inventories Rise 0.3% in March vs 0.5% Expectation

Wholesale inventories rose less than economists expected. The advance estimate was simply too high.