Chain Store Sales (week ended 5/3/2013)
– Store Sales – Week/Week -1.0%. Previous was +0.4%
– Store Sales – Year/Year +2.4%. Previous was +2.6%.
Store Sales Year/Year +2.3%. Previous week was +2.8%.
Consumer Metrics Institute
– Daily Absolute Demand Index has been trending slowly upward for the past 10 days. This is an index on discretionary online shopping and should be regarded as a leading indicator. See: http://www.consumerindexes.com/