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May 7, 2013

Chain Store Sales Soft.

May 7, 2013

Chain Store Sales Soft.

Chain Store Sales (week ended 5/3/2013)

ICSC-Goldman

– Store Sales – Week/Week -1.0%.  Previous was +0.4%

– Store Sales – Year/Year +2.4%. Previous was +2.6%.

Redbook

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/