TABLE-US Feb ICSC retail sales rose 4.2 pct vs year ago

 March 3 (Reuters) - U.S. comparable chain store sales rose
4.2 percent in February from a year earlier, the International
Council of Shopping Centers said on Thursday.
 Total comparable sales do not include Wal-Mart's figures.
 Following is a breakdown of the survey's components:
YEAR/YEAR PCT CHANGE    FEB    JAN    DEC    NOV    OCT   SEPT
Total comparable        4.2    4.7*   3.1    5.4    1.6    2.6
Total less drug store   4.9    4.7    3.2    6.5    2.6    3.4
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Apparel                 3.2    6.3*   0.8    6.3    3.3    2.8
Department              5.7    2.5    4.6    6.8    0.7    4.7
Luxury                 10.1    6.0    8.1    5.2    6.4    6.6
Discount                2.1    1.8    1.2    4.9    1.2    1.2
Drug                    2.4    4.8    2.3    1.8   -1.4    0.1
Wholesale clubs         7.7    8.3    5.7    8.5    5.7    4.6
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Total store sales       6.6    7.3    5.5    7.6    4.6    5.6
Number of retailers      28     32     32     32     32     32
*Revised figure