Retail chain store sales increased 0.5% vs. a week ago, following a 1.6% decline last week....

|By:, SA News Editor
Retail chain store sales increased 0.5% vs. a week ago, following a 1.6% decline last week. Sales were up 1.3% vs. last year. "Overall, consumers continue to spend modestly and mainly on everyday items," ICSC's Michael Niemira says.