Reuters
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TABLE-US revised Dec ICSC retail sales up 2.7 pct vs year ago
Mon, Jan 07 11:15 AM EST

Jan 7 (Reuters) - U.S. comparable chain store sales rose a revised 2.7 percent in December from a year earlier, the International Council of Shopping Centers said.

The December figure was updated to include an additional retailer. Total comparable sales do not include Wal-Mart Stores Inc's figures.

Following is a breakdown of the survey's components: YEAR/YEAR PCT CHANGE DEC-R NOV OCT SEPT AUG JULY Total comparable 2.7* -0.1 2.3 0.9 2.6 1.9 Total less drug store 4.5 1.7 5.0 3.9 6.0 4.6 -------------------------------------------------------------- Apparel 4.1 3.1 3.6 5.0 8.1 9.2 Department 4.5 -2.4 4.9 1.1 7.1 2.5 Luxury 8.6 -1.1 9.8 4.4 21.0 1.3 Discount 1.5 -0.0 3.7 3.2 5.1 4.1 Drug -5.2* -5.3 -4.7 -8.6 -5.8 -5.2 Wholesale clubs 9.0 6.0 7.0 6.0 6.0 5.0 --------------------------------------------------------------- Total store sales 4.2* 1.8 4.0 2.8 4.1 3.4 Number of retailers 22* 22 22 22 20 22 *Updated figure from ICSC


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