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Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey

Companywide Internet Sales Index

July 2011

Companywide Internet Sales—Index

Jul 10
Aug 10
Sep 10
Oct 10
Nov 10
Dec 10
Jan 11
Feb 11
Mar 11
Apr 11
May 11
Jun 11
Jul 11
Current Companywide Internet Sales
13.3
-11.1
0.0
11.7
18.4
11.3
-12.5
-6.9
30.0
20.0
5.6
-2.1
14.5
Future Companywide Internet Sales (six months from report period)
37.2
13.6
18.4
39.5
42.1
17.8
37.5
35.7
30.0
30.6
18.9
19.1
19.2

Companywide Internet Sales—Composition of Responses

 
Jul 10
Aug 10
Sep 10
Oct 10
Nov 10
Dec 10
Jan 11
Feb 11
Mar 11
Apr 11
May 11
Jun 11
Jul 11
Current Companywide Internet Sales
% Increase
24.4
13.3
16.7
23.3
23.7
22.7
12.5
13.6
32.5
28.0
16.7
10.4
20.8
% No Change
64.4
62.2
66.7
65.1
71.1
65.9
62.5
65.9
65.0
64.0
72.2
77.1
72.9
% Decrease
11.1
24.4
16.7
11.6
5.3
11.4
25.0
20.5
2.5
8.0
11.1
12.5
6.3
 
Jul 10
Aug 10
Sep 10
Oct 10
Nov 10
Dec 10
Jan 11
Feb 11
Mar 11
Apr 11
May 11
Jun 11
Jul 11
Future Companywide Internet Sales (six months from report period)
% Increase
39.5
25.0
28.6
46.5
44.7
26.7
40.0
38.1
35.0
36.7
26.4
25.5
27.7
% No Change
58.1
63.6
61.2
46.5
52.6
64.4
57.5
59.5
60.0
57.1
66.0
68.1
63.8
% Decrease
2.3
11.4
10.2
7.0
2.6
8.9
2.5
2.4
5.0
6.1
7.5
6.4
8.5

NOTE: Survey responses are used to calculate an index for each indicator. Each index is calculated by subtracting the percentage of respondents reporting a decrease from the percentage reporting an increase. When the share of firms reporting an increase exceeds the share of firms reporting a decrease, the index will be greater than zero, suggesting the indicator has increased over the prior month. If the share of firms reporting a decrease exceeds the share reporting an increase, the index will be below zero, suggesting the indicator has decreased over the prior month. An index will be zero when the number of firms reporting an increase is equal to the number of firms reporting a decrease. Items may not add up to 100 percent because of rounding.

Questions regarding the Texas Service Sector Outlook Survey can be addressed to Amy Jordan at amy.jordan@dal.frb.org.

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