In the US, chain store sales refer to retail sales of goods and services in department stores excluding discount department stores. Values are based on data from the Monthly Retail Trade Survey. The survey covers companies with one or more establishments that sell merchandise and related services to final consumers, such as furniture & home furnishings; electronics & appliances; clothing & accessories; sporting goods, hobby, musical instrument, and book; general merchandise; office supply, stationery, and gift stores. Chain store sales do not include data from online-only stores. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Chain Store Sales - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Chain Store Sales - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.