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ICSC-Goldman Store Sales
Released On 3/25/2014 7:45:00 AM For wk3/22, 2014
PriorActual
Store Sales - W/W change0.7 %-1.5 %
Store Sales - Y/Y1.5 %1.7 %

Highlights
Store sales were soft in the March 22 week, according to ICSC-Goldman's same-store index which slipped 1.5 percent in the March 22 week. The year-on-year rate, however, did edge higher but just barely, to a very soft plus 1.7 percent. This year's later Easter is pulling sales out of March in favor of April. Redbook will post its results 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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