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ICSC: Holiday Sales to Rise 4 Percent

Holiday Shoppers Out in Force This Past Weekend

NEW YORK-In a forecast similar to one released by the National Retail Federation on Tuesday, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) said it expects U.S. retail sales during the November-December shopping period to increase by 4 percent. If achieved, this increase would be the strongest gain in three years, ICSC said. The council estimatedMore »

Last updated: October 9, 2014

Holiday Chain-Store Sales Projected for 3.4 Percent Rise, Says ICSC

Holidays Shoppers Retail Sales

NEW YORK-The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has forecast an increase of 3.4 percent in U.S. chain-store sales for the upcoming holiday season. Michael Niemira, ICSC vice president of research and chief economist, said retailers are poised to have a better holiday season this year than last year, in spite of consumers’ “subdued spendingMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2013