TABLE-US chain store sales rose 2.7 pct last week-Redbook

NEW YORK, July 20 (BestGrowthStock) – Redbook Research on Tuesday
released the following seasonally adjusted weekly data on U.S.
chain store sales:
Year-over-year: Week (w/e 07/17/10 vs year ago) 2.7 pct
Year-over-year:Month (July 2010 vs July 2009) 2.9 pct
Month-over-month: (July 2010 vs June 2010) -0.6 pct

The Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index is a sales-weighted
index of year-over-year same-store sales growth in a sample of
large U.S. general merchandise retailers representing about
9,000 stores.

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TABLE-US chain store sales rose 2.7 pct last week-Redbook