Retail food sales volume close to pre-pandemic levels, while retail sales value remains higher

Retail food sales volume close to pre-pandemic levels, while retail sales value remains higher

Comparisons with retail food sales from 3 years ago provide a pre-pandemic baseline that adjusts for seasonality. By May 1, 2022, food retail sales were 18.9 percent above the same week in 2019 while sales measured by volume were 2.4 percent above the same week in 2019.


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