International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)


August Sales Exceed Expectations

Shopping Bags

While temperatures heated up much of the United States in August, retail sales warmed up a bit too, beating Wall Street estimates. … [Read more...]

Wall Street Calls July Retail Sales “Tepid”

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New York--While July sales reported by 30 retailers today were up 3% overall, they fell short of the 3.2% increase market analysts … [Read more...]

Retail Groups Support Bill to Close Internet Tax Loophole

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Washington--Retail and shopping center executives came together here Thursday to show support for the Main Street Fairness Act … [Read more...]

Back to School Study: Fewer Shoppers but More Spending

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Chicago—As the back-to-school season begins--the second most active retail season behind Christmas--ShopperTrak predicted Tuesday … [Read more...]

June Sales Slip but Dept Store, Apparel Sales Increase

Retail Sales

Washington—While the U. S. Commerce Department reported today that total retail sales fell for the second month straight in June, … [Read more...]

May Retail Comps Bode Caution

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New York--We’re not out of the woods yet. Retailers posted their May comps and it’s clear that a major turnaround is not yet here. … [Read more...]

April Retail Sales Muted but Still Respectable

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As April retail sales results began spilling in today, many reported weaker-than-expected performances on same-store sales, often … [Read more...]

U.S. Commerce on March: Retail Sales Rise Third Month in a R0w

Retail Sales

Washington—The U.S. Commerce Department today gave another “green light” today on the road to economic recovery. Retail sales rose … [Read more...]

Accessories Census 2009

2010 Projected market share chart; 2009 Accessories Census

Statistics from the retail and consumer community provide clear insights into the accessories industry  Retailing is a … [Read more...]