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Redbook  
Released On 12/26/2012 8:55:00 AM For wk12/22, 2012
PriorActual
Store Sales Y/Y change2.4 %2.4 %

Highlights
Redbook again reports less strength than ICSC-Goldman for the December 22 week. Redbook's same-store sales index is at a year-on-year plus 2.9 percent, which is three tenths percentage points below ICSC-Goldman and compares to Redbook's 2.4 percent the prior week. Month-over-month posted a flat reading.

Definition
A weekly measure of comparable store sales at chain stores, discounters, and department stores. Redbook tracks week-to-week change, month-to-date change, and year-on-year change with the latter the most closely watched reading. The report offers early indications on ex-auto ex-gas retail sales.  Why Investors Care
 
 

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