The top sector for US retail sales so far in 2022 is auto and parts, which make up 24.4% of total sales, according to Insider Intelligence/eMarketer.
The second top category is food and beverage, with 18% of total retail sales, followed by health and beauty with 9.5%.
Next is apparel and accessories, which make up 8.1% of total sales, with jewelry at 0.8%, furniture and home at 5.9%, and computer and electronics at 5.7%.
Toys and hobbies make up 2.6% of total sales and office equipment and supplies 0.7%.
The statistics do not include travel and live events.