NEW YORK, March 10 (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) March 7 484.1 -0.9 0.2 Feb 28 483.0 -0.8 -0.6 Feb 21 485.9 -0.8 0.6 Feb 14 482.8 -0.9 0.9
ICSC Research expects same-store sales for March will be flat to down by 1 percent from the same month of the prior year.
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.