Dec 8 (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) Dec 5 483.4 2.6 -1.3 Nov 28 489.6 3.1 -0.1 Nov 21 490.2 3.3 0.0 Nov 14 490.2 2.4 -0.1
ICSC Research expects same-store sales for December is projected to increase about 2.0 percent.
ICSC also reaffirms its November-December holiday season forecast of an increase by about 1.0 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.