Sept 21 (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) Sept 18 500.4 3.3 -1.4 Sept 11 507.3 2.6 0.8 Sept 04 503.5 1.8 -0.4 August 28 505.5 2.8 0.1 August 21 505.0 2.3 -0.4
ICSC Research expects same-store sales for September are on track for an industry-wide increase of about 3 percent, despite this week's decline.
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.