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TABLE-US chain store sales +1.6 pct last week-Redbook

NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Redbook Research on Tuesday released the following seasonally adjusted weekly data on U.S. chain store sales:

Year-over-year: Week (w/e Oct. 6, 2012) 1.6 pct

Year-over-year: Month (Oct 2012 vs Oct 2011) 1.6 pct

Month-over-month: (Oct 2012 vs Sept 2012) -1.7 pct

The Johnson Redbook Retail Sales Index is a sales-weighted index of year-over-year same-store sales growth in a sample of large U.S. general merchandise retailers representing about 9,000 stores.

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