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.
Ariel Ben Solomon is the Growth and Strategy manager at Ecomhunt. He is the host of the Ecomhunt Podcast. Can be followed on Twitter at @ArielBenSolomon