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ICSC-Goldman Store Sales
Released On 3/18/2014 7:45:00 AM For wk3/15, 2014
PriorActual
Store Sales - W/W change1.3 %0.7 %
Store Sales - Y/Y2.1 %1.5 %

Highlights
Same-store sales rose 0.7 percent in the March 15 week but the year-on-year rate, at only plus 1.5 percent, remains soft. Despite the strength of the latest week, ICSC-Goldman's index is trending slightly lower, pointing to weakness for March sales. Redbook's tally will be posted later this morning at 8:55 a.m. ET.

Definition
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.  Why Investors Care
 

 

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