Same-Store Sales Rose 2.3% Last Week

The pre-holiday blitz is over. ICSC published the data for same-store sales through Dec. 29 (pdf). During the last week, sales were up 2.3 percent over the same period last year--a bit weaker than the prior week's figure. Overall, sales look to be in-line with ICSC's projection for a 2.5 percent gain in same-store sales during the holiday shopping season.

Through Dec. 29, the weekly year-over-year figures look like this:

Week YOYGain
Dec. 1 3.1%
Dec. 8 2.3%
Dec. 15 2.1%
Dec. 22 2.8%
Dec. 29 2.3%
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