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Retail sales merry between Christmas and New Year's

By Tiffany Montgomery
January 05, 2010 6:30 AM

Holiday sales during the week between Christmas and New Year’s rose 2.5% vs. the same week of 2008, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers-Goldman Sachs chain store sales index.

On a week-over-week basis, sales rose 1.5% from the previous week, the strongest gain since June.

Overall, the International Council of Shopping Centers said U.S. comparable store sales rose 2.5% in December vs. the same month of 2008.

Those results followed a weaker than expected November, where U.S. comp store sales declined 0.2% vs. November 2008.

 


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