Dec 22 (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) Dec 19 488.1 0.4 0.6 Dec 12 485.1 2.4 0.4 Dec 5 483.4 2.6 -1.3 Nov 28 489.6 3.1 -0.1
ICSC Research expects same-store sales for December to rise by about two 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.