woodwork.demo.load_retail(id='demo_retail_data', nrows=None, return_dataframe=False)[source]

Load a demo retail dataset into either a DataTable or a DataFrame

  • id (str, optional) – The name to assign to the DataTable, if returning a DataTable. If not returning a DataTable, this will be ignored. Defaults to demo_retail_data.

  • nrows (int, optional) – The number of rows to return in the dataset. If None, will return all possible rows. Defaults to None.

  • return_dataframe (bool) – If True, will return a pandas DataFrame. If False, will return a Woodwork DataTable. Defaults to False.


A DataFrame or DataTable containing the demo data.

Return type

pd.DataFrame or ww.DataTable