This article first appeared on Floating Path.

U.S. store sales for the week ending April 12 were much of the same, with sluggish growth credited once again by both reports to a later Easter this year and weather fluctuations.

The ICSC-Goldman store sales index was up 2.3% year over year, compared to up 1.5% Y/Y the week prior.

The Redbook store sales index was up 2.6% year over year, compared to up 2.9% Y/Y the week prior.

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