Nov 24 (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) Nov 21 490.2 3.3 0.0 Nov 14 490.2 2.4 -0.1 Nov 7 490.9 2.9 -0.1 Oct 31 491.3 1.9 0.1
ICSC Research now expects same-store sales for November to increase 4 percent to 6 percent as easy year over year comparisons will dominate the results.
The ICSC 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. ((U.S. Treasury desk; Tel: 646-223-6300))