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The Census Bureau's Monthly Retail Trade Report showed sales for hardware stores -- NAICS code 44413 -- were $1.212 billion on an unadjusted basis in February, the most recent month of available data in this business classification. The February figure is down 6.6% from January's unadjusted sales of $1.298 billion.
In February 2010, unadjusted hardware store sales as calculated by the Census Bureau were $1.235 billion.