March 2013 Business Inventories and Sales Continues to Show Little Improvement

Written by Steven Hansen Econintersect‘s analysis of final business sales data (retail plus wholesale plus manufacturing) for March 2013 is closer to the headline data. business sales with this month’s data is continuing to trend less good (positive growth, slower rate of improvement). The inventory levels are not sending any warning signals but are on …

February 2013 Business Inventories and Sales A Nasty Data Point

Written by Steven Hansen Econintersect‘s analysis of final business sales data (retail plus wholesale plus manufacturing) for February 2013 is much worse than the headline data. business sales with this month’s data is trending less good (positive growth, slower rate of improvement). The inventory levels are not sending any warning signals but are on the …

Business Inventories and Sales Improve in January 2013

Written by Steven Hansen Econintersect‘s analysis of final business sales data (retail plus wholesale plus manufacturing) for January 2013 is better than the headline data. business sales now seem to be flat (rate of growth unchanged). The inventory levels are not sending any warning signals. This is a record current dollar month for sales – …

Business Inventories and Sales Mixed in December 2013

Written by Steven Hansen Econintersect‘s analysis of final business sales data (retail plus wholesale plus manufacturing) for December 2012 is worse than the headline data. business sales remain in a long term downtrend. The inventory levels are not sending any warning signals. This is a record current dollar month for sales – with a record …

Business Inventories and Sales Continue Slowing Trend November 2012

Written by Steven Hansen Econintersect‘s analysis of final business sales data (retail plus wholesale plus manufacturing) for November 2012 is worse than the headline data. business sales remain in a long term downtrend. The inventory levels are not sending any warning signals. The inventory build seen in previous months has disappeared. This is a record …