Ice and snow hit store sales hard according to ICSC-Goldman's same-store tally that fell 0.1 percent in the January 15 week. The year-on-year rate of plus 1.4 percent is the slowest since May. Redbook is up at 8:55 a.m. ET.
This weekly measure of comparable store sales at major retail chains, published by the International Council of Shopping Centers, is related to the general merchandise portion of retail sales. It accounts for roughly 10 percent of total retail sales.
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