TABLE-U.S. April retail sales rise 0.1 pct

Mon May 13, 2013 8:29am EDT

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May 13 (Reuters) - Commerce Department seasonally adjusted data on U.S. retail sales. Percent Changes: Apr Mar Rev From Feb Jan Apr13/12 Retail Sales 0.1 -0.5 -0.4 1.1 -0.1 3.7 Excluding Autos -0.1 -0.4 -0.4 1.1 0.1 2.8 Motor vehicles/parts 1.0 -0.6 -0.6 1.4 -0.8 7.7 Auto/other motor veh. 1.0 -0.4 -0.5 1.4 -0.9 8.8 Furniture/home furn 0.0 1.1 0.9 -0.8 0.2 3.9 Electronics/appliances 0.8 -1.9 -1.6 0.4 -0.5 0.4 Building/garden equip 1.5 -1.0 0.1 0.4 0.7 4.1 Food/beverage -0.8 0.2 -0.1 0.9 0.0 2.0 Grocery stores -0.5 0.2 0.0 0.9 0.2 2.0 Health/personal care -0.1 -0.6 -0.3 -0.3 0.1 -0.9 Gasoline stations -4.7 -3.2 -2.2 5.3 0.3 -4.6 Clothing/accessories 1.2 0.7 0.1 -0.5 0.3 5.7 Sporting goods/hobbies 0.5 -1.3 -0.8 0.0 1.7 3.1 General merchandise 1.0 -0.7 -1.2 0.7 -0.2 -0.7 Department stores 0.3 -0.5 -1.1 -1.3 -0.1 -3.6 Misc store retailers 0.1 2.5 0.8 0.6 -1.2 6.7 Non-store retailers 1.4 0.7 0.3 1.9 0.8 15.4 Food/drink services 0.8 0.5 0.7 -0.5 -0.5 4.5 Excluding autos/ gasoline/bldg materials 0.5 0.1 -0.2 0.5 0.0 3.7 Excluding autos/ gasoline 0.6 unch -0.1 0.4 0.1 3.9 Billions of Dlrs: Apr Mar Rev From Feb Jan Apr12 Retail Sales 419.03 418.65 418.28 420.55 415.80 404.27 Excluding Autos 340.38 340.79 340.49 342.23 338.55 331.25 Motor vehicles/parts 78.64 77.86 77.79 78.32 77.24 73.02 Auto/other motor veh. 71.89 71.15 70.99 71.40 70.43 66.05 Furniture/home furn 8.18 8.18 8.11 8.09 8.16 7.87 Electronics/appliances 8.22 8.15 8.12 8.31 8.28 8.18 Building/garden equip 25.50 25.11 25.48 25.37 25.28 24.50 Food/beverage 53.69 54.14 54.00 54.05 53.59 52.66 Grocery stores 48.16 48.40 48.26 48.30 47.88 47.21 Health/personal care 22.83 22.86 22.99 23.01 23.08 23.03 Gasoline stations 43.87 46.01 46.57 47.55 45.16 45.96 Clothing/accessories 20.62 20.37 20.30 20.24 20.35 19.51 Sporting goods/hobbies 7.78 7.74 7.79 7.84 7.84 7.55 General merchandise 52.18 51.66 51.11 52.00 51.64 52.56 Department stores 14.71 14.68 14.57 14.75 14.94 15.26 Misc store retailers 10.73 10.72 10.47 10.46 10.40 10.05 Non-store retailers 40.94 40.38 40.01 40.08 39.34 35.49 Food/drink services 45.85 45.47 45.55 45.22 45.43 43.90 Excluding autos/ gasoline/bldg materials 277.77 276.38 275.25 276.23 274.93 267.75 Excluding autos/ gasoline 296.51 294.78 293.93 294.68 293.39 285.29

FORECAST:

Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast:

U.S. April retail sales -0.3 pct

U.S. April retail sales ex-autos -0.1 pct

U.S. April retail sales ex-autos/gas/building +0.3 pct

NOTES:

Year-over-year percent changes for sales excluding autos/gas calculated by Reuters. All dollar amounts calculated by Reuters.

All percent changes for sales excluding autos/gasoline/building materials and all dollar amounts calculated by Reuters.

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