Retail sales fell 2.6% from a year ago following a 1.9% drop last week, but were 0.3% higher...

|By:, SA News Editor
Retail sales fell 2.6% from a year ago following a 1.9% drop last week, but were 0.3% higher than August vs. expectations of -0.3%, according to Redbook. Discounters were strong performers, but clothing sales were weak. Earlier, ICSC said chain store sales fell a hefty 2% from the prior week, but were +0.6% Y/Y.