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ICSC-Goldman Store Sales
Released On 7/1/2014 7:45:00 AM For wk6/28, 2014
PriorActual
Store Sales - W/W change2.0 %1.0 %
Store Sales - Y/Y4.1 %4.6 %

Highlights
Chain-store sales surged in the June 28 week in ICSC-Goldman's same-store sales sample, up 1.0 percent compared to the prior week for the best year-on-year rate, at plus 4.6 percent, since December 2011. This is the second straight very strong showing for this report. With the exception of grocery stores, ICSC-Goldman reports strength across all retail categories. Redbook, which has been showing less strength, 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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