Jan 25 (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) Jan 22 493.2 2.8 -1.2 Jan 15 499.1 1.4 -0.1 Jan 8 499.4 3.5 -3.2 Jan 1 515.7 3.6 0.4
ICSC Research expects same-store sales for January to rise by about 2.0 percent.
The ICSC weekly U.S. retail chain store sales index is a joint publication between ICSC and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. It measures nominal same-store sales, excluding restaurant and vehicle demand, and represents about 75 retail chain stores.