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Released On 3/13/2018 8:55:00 AM For wk3/10, 2018
Store Sales Y/Y change3.8 %2.9 %

Growth of same-store sales slowed by 0.9 percentage points to 2.9 percent year-on-year in the March 10 week, posting the slowest pace in four weeks. Month-to-date sales versus the prior month were down 0.3 percent, while the full month year-on-year gain slowed by 0.5 percentage points to 2.9 percent, just a tick above the lowest reading of the year. Sales for Redbook's same store sample have fluctuated in recent weeks, pointing to some loss of momentum although still solid ex-auto ex-gas retail sales.

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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