TABLE-US June ICSC retail sales up 3.0 pct vs year ago

NEW YORK, July 8 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. comparable chain store
sales rose 3.0 percent in June 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 JUNE MAY APR MAR FEB JAN
Total comparable 3.0 2.6 0.8 9.0 3.7 3.0
Total less drug store 3.6 3.7 1.3 11.1 5.5 4.8
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Apparel 2.7 2.0 -1.3 12.8 6.8 6.4
Department 5.9 1.6 -1.2 12.6 3.5 2.9
Luxury 8.8 5.0 7.4 14.2 7.6 10.9
Discount 2.0 2.0 -3.5 10.7 4.0 2.9
Drug 0.8 -0.7 -0.4 1.7 -0.8 -1.4
Wholesale clubs 4.0 8.7 10.2 10.1 8.8 8.0
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Total store sales 5.9 5.2 3.8 11.4 6.0 5.5
Number of retailers 31 31 31 31 31 32
*Revised figure

TABLE-US June ICSC retail sales up 3.0 pct vs year ago