TABLE-US chain store sales fell 0.2 pct last week-ICSC
Tue May 6, 2008 7:45am EDT
NEW YORK, May 6 (Reuters) – The International Council ofShopping Centers and UBS Securities 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 (%) May 3 495.4 2.3 -0.2 April 26 496.3 1.9 0.9 April 19 491.8 1.4 -0.7 April 12 495.3 1.8 0.9
The ICSC-UBS weekly U.S. retail chain store sales index is ajoint publication between ICSC and UBS Securities LLC. It measures nominal same-store sales, excluding restaurant and vehicle demand, and represents about 75 retail chain stores.
Muddling through like most export economies.
Year over year looks okay.