Monthly Wholesale Trade: Sales and Inventories for October 2009
Sales up 1.2% from September, but down 9.6% from October 2008.
December 25, 2009
October 2009 sales of merchant wholesalers, except manufacturers' sales branches and offices, after adjustment for seasonal
variations and trading-day differences but not for price changes, were $326.2 billion, up 1.2 percent from the revised September
level, but down 9.6 percent from October 2008. October sales of durable goods were up 0.8 percent from last month, but were
down 11.1 percent from a year ago. Sales of computer and computer …