NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--The International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs Retail Chain Store Sales Index rose 0.3% in the week ended Saturday, May 9, from its level a week before on a seasonally adjusted, comparable-store basis.
On a year-on-year basis, retailers saw sales rise 0.5% in the latest week.
Week Ending Index 1977=100 Yr/Yr Change Weekly Change 9-May-09 492.7 0.5% 0.3% 2-May-09 491.3 -0.8% 0.7% 25-Apr-09 488.0 -1.7% -0.7% 18-Apr-09 491.3 -0.1% -0.4%
-By Kerry E. Grace, Dow Jones Newswires; 201-938-5089; firstname.lastname@example.org
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May 12, 2009 07:52 ET (11:52 GMT)
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