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Chain Store Sales  
Released On 7/5/2017 8:00:00 PM For Jun, 2017

Highlights
Chain stores are posting mixed sales results for June with some reporting gains but others sharp weakness. The results do not point to strength for ex-auto ex-gas sales in next week's retail sales report, a reading that has been mostly flat this year including a no change result for May.

Definition
Monthly sales volumes from individual department, discount, apparel, and drugstore chains are usually reported on the first Thursday of each month. Chain store sales correspond with roughly 10 percent of retail sales. Chain store sales are an indicator of retail sales and consumer spending trends. There is no official composite number for each month's sales, merely sales figures for individual chains. Also, which chains release monthly numbers varies over time as corporate policies sometimes change in regard to providing monthly numbers to the public in addition to quarterly data.  Why Investors Care
 

2017 Release Schedule
Released On: 1/52/23/24/65/46/17/58/38/3110/511/211/30
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