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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 12, 1963
WEEKLY {DEPARTMENT STORE SALES
Federal Reserve
District

Percentage change from corresponding periods a year ago
I Four weeks
ending
Sept. 71Aug. 31|Aug. 241 Aug. 17I Sept. 7
One week ending

Jan. 1
to
Sept. 7

Boston
New York
Philadelphia
Cleveland

+
+
+

2
5
1
3

+10
+11
r+ 4
r+13

+11
+ 8
0
• +15

+11
+ 9
0
+ 6

+
+
+
+

8
8
1
9

+
+
+

5
5
1
2

Richmond
Atlanta
Chicago
St. Louis

+
+
+
-

2
9
8
2

H- 7
r+11
r+12
+ 1

+ 5
+ 9
+13
+10

+ 4
+10
+13
+ 1

+ 5
+10
+11
+ 3

+
+
+
+

4
9
5
3

Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas
San Francisco

+ 5
- 3
0
+ 2

r+13
+ 7
- 1
i- 6
s

r+12
+ 7
+ 3
+ 7

r+11
+ 4
+ 4
+ 3

+10
+ 4
+ 2
+ 5

+
+
+
+

6
5
6
4

+ 3

+ 9

+ 9

+ 7

+ 7

+ 3

U.S. Total

U.S. weekly sales index, without seasonal adjustment, 1957-59=100 l/
1963

Aug.
Aug.
- Aug.
Aug.
Sept.

10
17
24
31
7

106
113
117
rl27
108

1962

Aug. 11 100
Aug. 18 106
Aug. 25 107
Sept. 1 116
8 105
Sept.

1961

Aug. 12
94
Aug. 19 103
Aug. 26 110
Sept. 2 111
Sept. 9 93

r—Revised
l/ For description of monthly indexes see Federal Reserve Bulletin for July 1962.
A description of weekly indexes appears in Bulletin for August 1962.
Weekly indexes at the district and city levels are published by several of the
Federal Reserve Banks.





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