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Released On 2/6/2018 8:55:00 AM For wk2/3, 2018
Store Sales Y/Y change3.2 %3.0 %

Same store sales were up 3.0 percent year-on-year in the February 3 week, slowing from the prior week's growth pace by 0.2 percentage points. Month-to-date sales versus the prior month were unchanged, while the full month year-on-year gain remained at 3.2 percent. Redbook's same store sales continue to show deceleration from the exceptional strength at year end, when the year-on-year gain attained a 3-year high of 5.7 percent, and point to moderate strength in ex-auto ex-gas retail sales.

A weekly measure of comparable store sales at chain stores, discounters, and department stores. Redbook tracks week-to-week change, month-to-date change, and year-on-year change with the latter the most closely watched reading. The report offers early indications on ex-auto ex-gas retail sales.  Why Investors Care

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