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Sept 22 (Reuters) - The International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs on Tuesday released the following seasonally adjusted weekly data on U.S. chain store retail sales. WEEK ENDING INDEX 1977=100 YEAR/YEAR CHANGE WEEKLY CHANGE
(percent) (percent) Sep 19 484.6 0.6 -2.0 Sep 12 494.5 1.6 0.0 Sep 05 494.4 -0.1 0.6 Aug 29 491.5 -0.7 -0.5 Aug 22 493.8 -0.2 0.6
ICSC Research expects same-store sales for September, less Wal-Mart, will be down about 2 percent.
The ICSC weekly U.S. retail chain store sales index is a joint publication between ICSC and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Itmeasures nominal same-store sales, excluding restaurant and vehicle demand, and represents about 75 retail chain stores.