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Released On 1/30/2018 8:55:00 AM For wk1/27, 2018
Store Sales Y/Y change3.8 %3.2 %

Same store sales were up 3.2 percent year-on-year in the January 27 week, slowing from the prior week's pace by 0.6 percentage points. Month-to-date sales versus the prior month were unchanged, while the full month year-on-year gain decreased by 0.1 percentage points to 3.2 percent. The cooling in this week's Redbook same store sales resumes the early January deceleration from the exceptional strength at year end, when the year-on-year sales gain reached a 3-year high, and points to moderate strength in ex-auto ex-gas retail sales for January.

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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