TABLE-U.S. May retail sales rise 0.6 pct

June 13 Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:30am EDT

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June 13 (Reuters) - Commerce Department seasonally adjusted data on U.S. retail sales. Percent Changes: May Apr Rev From May13/12 Retail Sales 0.6 0.1 0.1 4.3 Excluding Autos 0.3 0.0 -0.2 3.4 Motor vehicles/parts 1.8 0.7 1.6 8.5 Auto/other motor veh. 1.9 0.8 1.9 9.5 Furniture/home furn -0.8 -0.2 -0.3 -0.5 Electronics/appliances -0.4 1.7 0.8 -0.5 Building/garden equip 0.9 3.6 3.1 10.1 Food/beverage 0.7 -0.6 -0.7 3.1 Grocery stores 0.7 -0.6 -0.5 2.9 Health/personal care 0.2 0.0 -0.3 0.2 Gasoline stations -0.2 -3.1 -3.3 -1.6 Clothing/accessories -0.2 1.0 0.8 3.8 Sporting goods/hobbies 0.6 -0.9 0.1 0.7 General merchandise 0.5 -0.3 -0.1 1.1 Department stores -0.2 -0.4 -0.4 -3.9 Misc store retailers 1.2 0.3 -0.9 8.1 Non-store retailers 0.7 0.6 0.8 11.3 Food/drink services -0.4 1.1 0.1 4.4 Excluding autos/ gasoline/bldg materials 0.3 0.2 -0.1 3.5 Excluding autos/ gasoline 0.3 0.5 0.2 4.2 Billions of Dlrs: May Apr Rev From May12 Retail Sales 421.15 418.84 418.61 403.73 Excluding Autos 342.06 341.17 340.07 330.84 Motor vehicles/parts 79.08 77.68 78.54 72.89 Auto/other motor veh. 72.20 70.84 71.81 65.93 Furniture/home furn 8.13 8.20 8.22 8.17 Electronics/appliances 8.38 8.41 8.36 8.42 Building/garden equip 26.39 26.16 25.88 23.96 Food/beverage 53.95 53.59 53.49 52.32 Grocery stores 48.17 47.82 47.88 46.81 Health/personal care 23.24 23.20 23.08 23.19 Gasoline stations 44.89 44.97 44.97 45.62 Clothing/accessories 20.78 20.83 20.78 20.02 Sporting goods/hobbies 7.43 7.39 7.53 7.38 General merchandise 55.01 54.76 54.90 54.43 Department stores 14.71 14.74 14.75 15.31 Misc store retailers 10.60 10.48 10.37 9.80 Non-store retailers 37.33 37.06 37.01 33.53 Food/drink services 45.93 46.12 45.50 44.01 Excluding autos/ gasoline/bldg materials 277.68 276.87 275.96 268.22 Excluding autos/ gasoline 297.18 296.19 295.11 285.22

FORECAST:

Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast:

U.S. May retail sales +0.4 pct

U.S. May retail sales ex-autos +0.3 pct

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

NOTES:

On May 31 the department issued annual benchmark revisions to U.S. retail sales through April 2013, resulting in changes to previously published data.

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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