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Released On 6/5/2018 8:55:00 AM For wk6/2, 2018
Store Sales Y/Y change4.3 %4.0 %

Same store sales were up 4.0 percent year-on-year in the June 2 week, slowing by 0.3 percentage points following strong acceleration in the prior week. Month-to-date sales versus the prior month were up 0.1 percent, while the full month year-on-year gain remained steady at 4.1 percent, matching the second strongest reading of the year. Strong sales results reported by retailers in Redbook's same store sample continue to point to strong 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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