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BOARD QF GOVERNORS OF T % FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
[FOR Dfl^DIATE RELEASE
January 31* 1953»'
, SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS

• WEEKLY
•• .--Federal Res'e^ve 'H£|i*tcrbs - *
••
Area, and City
UNITED STATES •
Boston District
/Metropolitan: Areas Boston ' •
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell
: City
' Springfield

Percentage.. .change from corresponding
perlddMa yedr ago .
. (Based on retail dollar amounts)
W6fek eftdiog
Jgny-i;! -Jmj.llJ ,jjan0 18 I Jan* 25

w

+ 1

•Mkss*
-* ii:

0
- 3

+ 6

+ 6
+ 1
- 1

Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati.
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland "
Columbus
Springfield .
.
Erie
Pittsburgh
Tuheeling-Steubenville




- 7
^9
+^0

+12
+ 8

; p

%1&'
+ 3
- 1
+22

6

• -S'

+| 1

+ u

+ h

r+ k

l
13
2
0
5

- 2

U

- 2

+ 6
0,
- 1
0
+ 7
.+ 1
- 1

•it'
+1
- 3
-10
+18
+ 6

Pa,
V .Va.&Ohio
v

+ 7
- 2
+ 1
- 3
+ .1
*
0

-5

i,
3
1

- 9

+ 3

15

U

+ l'
Ky. •
Ohio

+ 7
..+10
Vio

+|3

- 2

+ 1
Del. lL'J.
Pa. •

«4.
• 2

n -

;New York District
O
.1' Metropolitan Areas4
Buffalo-5
N.? Y.
+ 1
New York-N.E. New Jersey. N.Y.-N'.J.
Newark
* N, J.
New .(York
N. X.
*
Rochester
- 2
Syracuse
+ 2
Philadelphia District
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Trenton
Lancaster.
Philadelphia
Reading
;.
.
Scranton
ilkes -Barre;—Hazle ton

+ |1

+ 2

+ S.

' - . .
•
2
r- 1
r-15
- 2

:.:l

- 2

r- Li
+17'
9/
r-16 ,
• r- it.
v—9 .
r- 3

+5

+12
+11
+ 1
- u
- 3
-12

•;£*>':
+ 8
+ 2
0
+ 3
+ 8
- 5.
- i
-13
-17
r+ 5
+ 1

r+13
+10
r

+-6 •
• ; 6'
i

h

r—U :
0
' rf-5'- 2

+ 9
- 5
-10
;:+u
• u
+ u
.-i
- 6

+16

- 7

•

+ 9
- 9
- 9
- 8
- 1
- 6
- b
- 3
-15
-10 .
- 7

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WEEKLY DEPAR1MENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City
Richmond District ; .
Metropolitan Areas
Washington
Downtown Washington
Baltimore
•
DowntownTBaltimore
Richmond
Atlanta District
Metropolitan Areas
Birmingham
Mobile
Jacksonville
Miami
Downtown Miami
Atlanta
Augusta
New Orleans
Knoxville
City
Tampa

+ 1

Va.

Ala.
Fla.
i
;
Ga.
La'.
Tern.
Fla.

- 1

r+ 8

0

-10
-11
+ k
+ 9
+1U

- 1
- 3
+ 1
• +.1
- 3 <

r+ 2
r- I
+15
r+ 9
+18

+ 9
+ 9
-11
-15
0

+ k

- 1
+ U
+
- l
+10
- 1
>3 , +
•-5 1 '+

h

-3

2
2
6
0
6
9
7
0
+30

+ 1

.

0

- l

-12
- 2
- 1
- 5
- 8.
- 1
+15 ' r 0
+10
r- 7
r— 2
- 1
+ 3
- 8
+ k
+ 3
-11
' ""A

- 1
- 6
+ 5
+ 5
- 2
+ 5
-16
-15
— 1|

+ 5

+15

+18

+16

0

- 2

+ 3

+

h

-10

v+-2
- 1
0
— 6
- 1

+ 1
+18
- 3
-10
- k

+ 6
+ 2 - 1
0
+ h

+ 7
0
+ 2
+ h
+ 2

-11
- 5
- o
-12
-13

0

- l

- 2

+ 1

- 6

2
2
1
u

+12
- 3
- 3
+ 9

+ 2
+ 2
0
-11

+ 8
+ 2
+ 3
- k

- 2
- 9
+ 3
-28

+ 2

- 3

- 1

- 3

+ 2

Minn.

+ 2
+ 3
0

- h
- 7
+ 5

0
+ 1
- 3.

- 3
- 3
- 3

+ 1
+ 1
+ 1

Minn.&Wis.

- 1

r+ 8

u

+17

l'i.
/vs

St. Louis District
Metropolitan Areas
Little Rock
Louisville
St. Louis
Memphis

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.




- 1

+ 2
- 3
+ 5
-5
- 2
+ 3

D. C.
i
r
Md.

Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Grand Rapids
Milwaukee

Minneapolis District
Metropolitan;Areas
Mpls.-St. Paul
Mpls. and Suburbs
St.-Paul.
Cities
Duluth-Superior

Percentage change from ..corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
- Year.
Week ending
Jan.
Jan. 111 Jan.' 10 |
1957
"Jan. 25

ill.
Ind.
Mich.

, »

+
-

r— 7

+15

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VffiEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
Year
Jan. k| an. II | Jan. lb| Jan. 25""
1957

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City

Kansas City District
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Topeka
Wichita
St. Joseph
Albuquerque
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
Cities
Joplin
Kansas City
'
Dallas District
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Fort Worth
Houston
San Antonio
• San Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles-Long Beach
Downtown Los Angeles
Westside Los Angeles
Sacramento
San Diego*
San Francisco-Oakland
San Francisco City
Oakland
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle
Spokane
Taccma

r—Revised.




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1

Mo,
N. Hex.
Okla.
"

+
+
-

1
3
1
5
2
3
1

Mo.

-5

Col.
Kans.
1
1

1
1

± i

+ 2

+ 5
> h
- 3
+18
+ 6
+ 3

+
+
+
+
+

— 6

+ 7
0
- 1
- 6
+12
+ 3
-13

- 9

-

+ 7

h

2
5
7
6
6

h

+ 2

1
1

"
"

- 6

+ 2
Tex.
«

- 2

+ 2
- 1
+ 3
+ 1

+11
- 1
+ 7
- 5
- l

- 2

+31
+ 3

Ore.
Utah
Wash.
"
"

- 3

+ i
- 3
+ 1
+15
o
- i

+ U
+ h
- 1

- 2

Calif.

- 2

+ 5
+12
-2U
-15

+ 1

• + 2
+ 3
+ 2
+ 5
+ l

0
+ 6
- 6
-21

o
- 7
+ 2
+ 7

r- 5
— 8
r- 6
+16
- 6
- h

- 7
- 2

+ 1
0
+ 1
- 6

:31'
o

£ii
- 5
-11
-

h

+25

- 2

-k ,

r-17
r- 2
0
r+ 2

+15

+ 9

-13
+ 8
- 5
- 8

- 2

r- 5

+ 6

* Data not available

+ 7
- 1
-12
- 3

+ 9

- 6
-13
- 6
+1U
-12
- h
- U
-18
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+ 2
+1U
- 6


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