April 27 (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) April 24 514.9 5.5 0.2 April 17 513.8 4.6 0.2 April 10 513.0 4.0 0.1 April 3 512.7 4.7 2.1
ICSC Research expects same-store sales for April to be flat to down 3.0 percent.
The ICSC weekly U.S. retail chain store sales index is a joint publication between ICSC and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Itmeasures nominal same-store sales, excluding restaurant and vehicle demand, and represents about 75 retail chain stores. ((U.S. Treasury desk; Tel: 646-223-6300))