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US Census Monthly Retail Trade Report – December 2023

Featured, NSGA News • February 26, 2024

DOWNERS GROVE, ILLINOIS (February 26, 2024) – According to the US Census Bureau’s Monthly Retail Trade Report, sales for sporting goods stores during the month of December reached $7.1 billion, representing a decrease of 8 percent versus the prior year. 

The December figure brought total sales for the category to $63.8 billion in 2023, down 4.6 percent from $66.8 billion in 2022. 

Information for January will be available next month. 

Important side note: As a reminder, in an effort to provide you with the most accurate data possible, NSGA waits until the data for Sporting Goods Stores ONLY is separated out and released by the US Census before reporting it. 


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