Each month, NRF reviews the state of the U.S. economy, including consumer sentiment, employment, housing, retail sales and other leading economic indicators.
Monthly Economic Review: August 2023
Economy remained resilient in first half of 2023 but pace is lessening.
Growth in Consumer Spending is Slowing
Consumers are still buying more, but spending growth is slowing as the economy settles down.
Economy ‘Still Moving in the Right Direction’
The economy did better in the first half of 2023 than early indicators suggested and appears to be “rolling forward."
Monthly Economic Review: July 2023
Economy has more momentum than most thought but has started to slow.
NRF Economist Says Conditions Look Like Soft Landing
Economic indicators are conflicting but the nation doesn't appear to be in a recession.
Monthly Economic Review: June 2023
Measuring the economy yields a collision of data.