TABLE-US Nov ICSC retail sales rose 5.8 pct vs year ago

NEW YORK, Dec 2 (BestGrowthStock) – U.S. comparable chain store
sales rose 5.8 percent in November 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 NOV OCT SEPT AUG JULY JUNE
Total comparable 5.8 1.6 2.6 3.0 2.8 3.0
Total less drug store 6.5 2.6 3.4 3.7 3.7 3.6
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Apparel 6.3 3.3 2.8 3.2 3.6 2.7
Department 6.8 0.7 4.7 3.3 3.9 5.9
Luxury 5.2 6.4 6.6 4.5 7.4 8.8
Discount 4.9 1.2 1.2 1.8 2.0 2.0
Drug -1.3 -1.4 0.1 1.1 0.0 0.8
Wholesale clubs 8.5 5.7 4.6 6.4 5.6 4.0
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Total store sales 7.4 4.6 5.6 5.6 5.4 5.9
Number of retailers 31 32 32 32 31 31
*Revised figure

TABLE-US Nov ICSC retail sales rose 5.8 pct vs year ago