Feb 23 (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) Feb 20 490.4 0.9 2.3 Feb 13 479.5 -0.7 -1.6 Feb 6 487.1 1.8 1.4 Jan 30 480.4 0.4 0.1
ICSC Research expects same-store sales for February 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.