EMTY is designed to deliver the daily inverse performance of the Solactive-ProShares Bricks and Mortar Retail Store Index
. That index "is the first comprehensive, public securities index composed solely of traditional retailers, and is positioned to potentially become an industry standard for measuring the health of bricks and mortar retailers," according to ProShares.
It provides consistent, daily short exposure (-1x) to the new Solactive-ProShares Bricks and Mortar Retail Store Index
. The ETF is designed to deliver the inverse (opposite) of the daily performance of the index.
She was sales manager at catalogue store Index
in Victoria Lane for 20 years before its takeover by Argos.
Because newer markets undoubtedly contain larger stores, I include a store index
code (17) to control for the age of the market and store.
According to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) chain store index
, chain store sales increased 3.1% in December 2006, compared to a 2.5% rise in November.
This same report also offers some additional insight for the curious vagaries in the differences between the overall retail index and the food-only store index
as presented in the graph on page 1.
Catalogue store Index
is about to disappear from Wales.
Enhancements include compatible versions for Office/Access 2000 and Office/Access XP, addition of six new custom fields in the category review module to allow for more product grouping capability, update of the Scorecard reports to utilize the store cluster capabilities and new Individual Store Index
with Category Makeup report.
Although a number of economists have created chain store indexes
in recent years, the two longest running and most watched indexes are the Chain Store Index
from the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi(5) and the Retail Sales Index from the Johnson Redbook Service.
MMR's supermarket index gained 0.9% to 720.5 and MMR's chain drug store index
rose 2.5% to 2,413.8 at the end of February 2005.
Under this method, inflation is determined at retail prices or through the use of an external index (either the Bureau of Labor Statistics Department Store Index
or the Consumer Price Index).
For the May 31-to-June 28 period MMR's discount store index
dipped 1.9% to end the month at 3,143.9.