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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
November 20, 1953
- DEPARTS NT STORE SALES H SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS
(Based on Dollar Amounts)

Federal Raserve District, Area, and City

United States
Boston District
Metropolitan Area
Lowell-Lawrence
Cities
Downtown Boston
Springfield
Providence
New York District
Metropolitan Areas
Buffalo
Rochester
Syracuse
Cities
New York
Newark
Philadelphia District
City
Philadelphia
Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Akron
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Toledo
Erie
City
Pittsburgh

,*2

Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas'
Cnicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee




-

- 2

- 7

+ 2

12

.• 2
+

- 8

- 6

+ 2

Mass.

+ 7

-13

-12

0

+ I
t

Mass.

+ 1
+ 3
0

-10
- 7
- 7

- 8
+ h
: -io

+-1
+ 7
>3

+ k
+ 9
- 2

R. I.

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j_U

+ 1

N. Y.
N. J.,

Pa.

- 6

• zJ.

i_k

-11
+ 1
-12

+ 7
+ 2
0

+ 7
r-12
r+ 8

+13
+12
+ 6

- 2
+ 2

- 9 .
-12,

. " 9
- 6

r- 5
-3

+ l'
+ 7

- 7

+ 1

•- 8

il

«

- 9

+ h
+ 7
+ 6

+ u

N. Y.
1
1

' -11

0

- 9
- 6
-11
- 7
-11
-12

- 7
+ 2
0
+ 5
+ 1
+ 2

+ 2
+13
+ 5
+ 7
+ 6
+13

- 2

Ohio

+ 3
•
+ 6
+ 2
+ 7

Pa.

+ 6

Ala.
Fla.
Ga.

+ 2

-13
-IS
- 9
- 7
-_5

+13

-

1 0

r-13

+13

+ 6

+ 2

-11

- 2
- 5
- 1
0

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•

-18

+ 1

tl

Pa.

Richmond District
Metropolitan Areas
Washington
D. C.
D owrn, own V as hington
j
Baltimore
Md.
Richmond
Va.
Atlanta District
i i - f o o i c a Areas
vc'rpl'.n
Birmingham
Jacksonville
Miami
Atlanta
Augusta
New Orleans
Nashville

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
Week ending
|
Sept. Oct. 24 I Oct. 311 Nov. ? Nov. 14

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+
+
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+
+

0
7
2
5
2
6

+ 1

- 3 .
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-11
. -13
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+ 1

- 6

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+
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5
8
9
8

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6
5
8
2

+ 3

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2
3
6
2
8
5

-13
-21
+10
- 6
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-4
- 8
- 2
- 1
-22
+16

- 2
0
+ 2
+ 8
-11
+12
+ 6

+ U
+ 3
-13
+ 9
- 1

- 9
+ k

111.
Ind.Mich.
Wis.

+ k

+ 2
+10

lA

La.
Tenn.

- 6

+ 3

+10

+ 3
.

+1
+ 6
+ 9
+ 2

- 2
- 8
-11
- 8

5
+ 1
+ i
+ 3

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+ 7
+ S
+ 6

+ h.
+ 3
+ 2
+ 3

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DEPARTMENT STORE SALES IN SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)
(Based on Dollar Amounts)

Federal Rsserve District, Area, and City

St. Louis District
Metropolitan Areas
Little Rock
: Louisville
St. Louis
Memphis
Minneapolis District
Metropolitan Areas
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Minneapolis City
St. Paul City
Cities
Duluth-Superior
Kansas City District
metropolitan Areas
Denver
Topeka
v.'ichita "
St. Joseph
Oklahoma City
Tulsa

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
V l e ending
iek
l
2k
I Oct, 31 |Nov. 7 (Nov. I l

Jan.Sept. Oct.
+ _3

Ark.
"Ky.
Tenn.

-12

+ 1

r+ 6

- 1
+ 1
+ h
+ 2

- 7
-11
-11
-13

+ 9
- h
+ 2
+ 5

+ 3
+ u
+10
+ 2

+
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- 2
1
2
2
8

0
Minn.
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Minn. & M s .

- 6

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+_£

+ h

+ 2
+ 2
+ 2

- 6

+ 3

+ h

+ l

+ 2

0

+ 5

+ I

0

0

+ 2

- 6

6
2
3
1
3
U

+ 1
- 5
- 1
+ 5
- l
+13

- 8

+ 1
Colo.
Kans.
Mo.
Okla.

- 6

0
3
2
0
2
3

+ k
- 5
-10
- 8
- 7
-11

+
+
+

+
+
+
+

+ k
-11
-lh
- 7

City

Kansas City

Mo.

Dallas District
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Fort Worth
Houston
San Antonio

Tex.
1
1
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San Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles
Calif
Downtown Los Angeles ii
YJestside Los Angeles "
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San Diego
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San Francisco-Oakland
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San Francisco City
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Oakland City
Portland
Ore.
Salt Lake City
Utah
Seattle
Wash.
Spokane
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Tacoma
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- 8
-15
- 1

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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102