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F E D E R A L

R E S E R V E

statistical

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August .10, 1962
WEEKLY DEPARTMENT' STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AMD AREAS
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts
6 mos.
•leek ending
Aug. 4|July 2b I July 211 July 14 1962
+ 6
+ 6
±_8
u.
+ 3
+10
- 1
+1
±_2

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City
UNITED STATES
Boston District
Metropolitan Areas
Boston
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell

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Mass.
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"
"
"
1
1

City
Springfield
• "
New York District
Metropolitan Areas
. N.Y.
Buffalo
Mew York-f'.E. Mew Jersey M.Y.-N.J.
N.J.
Newark
N.Y.
New York
Rochester
Syracuse
"
Philadelphia District
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Del.
N.J.
Trenton
Pa.
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
ocranton
Jilkes-Barre—Hazleton
Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Ky:
Lexington
Ohio
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Toledo
Youngstown
Pa.
Erie
Pittsburgh
Downtown Puttsburgh
IJ.Va.
Wheeling




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- 8
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+10
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H.8b

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT.STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
Aug. 4|July 28|July 211 July 14
1962

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and CityRichmond District.
Metropolitan Areas
Washington
Downtown Washington
Baltimore
Downtown Baltimore
• Richmond—.
Atlanta District
Metropolitan Areas
Birmingham
Mobile
Jacksonville
Miami
Tampa-St. Petersburg
Atlanta

Augusta
New Orleans
Cities
Miami-Downtown
Central Atlanta
Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee
St. Louis District
Metropolitan ~^reas
Little Rock
Louisville
St. Louis
Memphis

D.C.
1
1
Md.
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Va.

Ala.
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Fla.

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+_6

+ 6

±_6

- 1
- 6
+ 5
- 5
+21

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r- 3
+ 5
- 3
r-13

+ 1
- 3
+11
+ 1
+11

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+ 3

+12

+10 '

+ 7

- 7
+ 5
+ 3

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- 2
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+17

+ 9 •
+15

+
+
+

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+12
+12
+ 2
+ 6

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- 4

Ga.

Fla.
Ga.

+12

111.
Ind.
Mich.
Wis.

+ 5

+11

- 1
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+ 3

+10
+21

+14
+22

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+ 6

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Ky.
HO.

Tenn.

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+ 3
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- 3
+ 3

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- 6
+ 6

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+ 6

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+ 4

+ 9
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+13

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+24

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Minneapolis District
Metropolitan Areas
Hpls.-3t. Paul
Minn.
HpIs. and Suburban
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St. Paul & Suburban
- Cities
Duluth-Superior.
Minn. & Wis.




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'^EKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AMD AREAS (Continued)
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
6 mos
Week ending
1962
Aug. 41July 281July 211 July 14

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and CityKansas City District
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Topeka
Wichita
Kansas City
Downtown Kansas City
St. Joseph
Lincoln
Omaha
Albuquerque
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
City
Joplin
Dallas District
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Fort "orth
Houston
San Antonio
San Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles-Long Beach
Downtown Los Angeles
Uestside Los Angeles
Sacramento
San Diego
San Francisco-Oakland
San Francisco
Oakland
San Jose
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle
Spokane
Tacoma
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Kans.
Mo.-Kans.
Mo.
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Nebr.
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Oklahoma
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+ 4
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- 2
- 4
-13
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+ 5
- 4
+ 6
- 4

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3
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+11
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+13

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+16

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+17

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+18
+19

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+10
+17

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+18
+44
+19
+32

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+10

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+21
+17
+10
+17
+ 7
+ 7
+ 4
+ 5
+ 2
+24
+ 9
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- 6
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