For exposure to the retail space, the Market Vectors Retail ETF (NYSEArca: RTH) holds all the big names, including a 12.8% tilt toward AMZN and 7.8% in WMT. RTH is up 4.1% year-to-date.
Additionally, investors may also find broader options, including the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLY), iShares US Consumer Services ETF (NYSEArca: IYC), Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEArca: VCR) and Fidelity MSCI Consumer Discretionary Index (NYSEArca: FDIS). Year-to-date, XLY was up 4.6%, IYC rose 2.0%, VCR gained 2.9% and FDIS increased 2.9%.
The consumer discretionary ETFs also include slightly smaller tilts toward AMZN and RTH, but the broader sector ETFs also include exposure to other discretionary services, such as hotel restaurants, leisure industry, automobiles and media.
Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR
For more information on the consumer sector, visit our consumer discretionary category.
Max Chen contributed to this article.