Oct 26 (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) Oct 23 500.2 1.9 0.3 Oct 16 498.7 1.7 -0.7 Oct 09 502.3 2.6 0.8 Oct 02 498.3 2.4 -0.8
ICSC Research expects same-store sales for October to increase between 2.0 percent and 2.5 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.