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H.8b

BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF l i i FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 16, 1961.
WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED•CITIES AMD AREAS
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
January-April
Kay 2C)T"May 271 June 31 June 10
+ 1
±J5

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City-

±J>

UNITED STATES
Boston District
Metropolitan Areas
Boston —
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell
City
Springfield
New York District
Metropolitan Areas
Buffalo
New York-N,E. New Jersey
Newark
New York
Rochester
Syracuse
Philadelphia District
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Trenton
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Soranton
Wilkes-Barre—Hazleton
Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington
Akron Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Toledo
Youngstown
Erie
Pittsburgh
Downtown Pittsburgh
Wheeling




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±-2

±_5

±_i

+ J5

+
+
-

3
2
9
2
1
3

+ 8
0
+21
+ 2
+ 9
+ 3

+ 9
0
+22
-™2
- 3
- 8

+ 6
+ 2
+12
- 3
- 3
r-l6

+ 8
+ 2
+17
- 3
+ 4
+27

+ 1

Mass..

+21

- 5

+ 4

+ 9

±JL

+ 8

+ 4
+ 3
' - 8
..+ 1
+ 1
- 5

- 3
0
- 5
- 1
- 4
- 6

+ 2
r 0
- 9
0
+ 1
+ 4

3
+ .

±_Z

Z-l

+ 2
r+ 9
+14
+ 6
+ 7
+12
+ 2

- 4
+ 1
- 2
- 4
- 7
+11
-11

+ 2
N.Y.
N.Y.-N. J.
N.J.
N.Y.
"

-

1
2
8
3
2
2

- 4
Del.
N.J.
Pa.

-

5
7
2
3
9
5
8

- 4
- 4
Ohio

Pa,
W.Va.

-10
+ 4
- 6
-10
- 1
- 2
+ 1
-14
- 6 •
- 2
- 6
- 6

- +1.
- 2
0
+ 4
+10
+ 5
+ 3
+11
+ 9
+24
- 2
+ 2
+ 1
- 6
+ 4

,

+9
+6

+ 4

+16
- 2
£-2

+ 1
+ 1
r- 1
- 3
-13
r+ 2
+ 3

+ 1
- 4

zlJr=_2

±_1

r- 8
- 8
-16
r+ 1
- 3
r- 9
+ 1
+ 1
+ 4
r-10
r- 9
r- 4
r- 8
- 2

+ 9
- 6
-11
+ 8
0
- 5
+ 2
+ 2
+ 6
- 7
- 7
- 4
-11
- 9

1
+ 2
+ 6
+ 2

-6

-11
- 7
- 1
+ 6
0
- 7
+ 3
+1
3
+ 6
+ 5
- 6
+ 1
- 6
+ 8

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

Federal Reserve District",'
Area, and City

. Percentage cfraftge.from corresponding
period-a-year ago
(Based on-retail dollar amounts)January-April!!
Week ending
1961
""

"

...

. Richmond District
' "
Metropolitan Areas'
Washington
Downtown'Washington
Baltimore
Downtown Baltimore
Richmond
Atlanta District
Metropolitan Areas
1
,
Birmingham
Mobile
Jacksonville.
Miami
Tampa-St, Petersburg.
• Atlanta ; ^ ..
.
Augusta ^^ •
•
Columbus
. New Orleans
Cities
Mi ami-Doxmt own
Central Atlanta

' ^ z_2
B.C.Md. ' '
Va.

+11"

- 1
- 6
- 4
-10
- 4

+13
+ 7
+ 8
+ 6
+ 3

. "+J

- 6
Ala.'

±2

+ 3 - r+ 2 , . + 8
0
+ 1
r- 2
+ 6 : : +. 8
+ 2
+ y
' 0
+ 5
+ 2
0
- 6
r

—0

r+ 5

+ 2
- 7 " + 2
+ 1
+11
- 7
+16
- 6 . + 8
+ 2
- 1
r- 1
-10
r 0 . + 1
+ i • + 6
-10
+ 1
+10
-11
+18
- 4
-15
- 2
- 1
- 3

La.

- 4
0
+ .
9
+ 7
- 2
- 6
- 1
-5.
-.2

- 8
+ 5
+ 1
•+ 6
+ 8
- 2
+• 5
+20
+ 2

Fla.
Ga.

-10
-10

- 1
- 5

- 4

±_2

r_0

-2
- 4
-10
- .9
- 5

+16
- 2
+ 4
+ 4
- 4

- 1" - + 4
+ 1
- 9
-10
- 1
- .1
-12
-10
- 4

+ 3
0
- 1
- 4
- 1
+ 6

Fla.
"

1
1
Ga. "
"

i
t

- 2
-13

r-12
r- 2

- 6
+ 3

Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Grand Rapids
. Milwaukee

Wis.

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

:

- 4

=_3

r_J

±_2

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn,

-3
+ 1
- 4

+19
+ 8
-11
- 1

-10
+ 6- 1
-14

-10
- 1
+14
+13
+ 5' ' + 8
- 8 • - 1

±_5

j_l .

r+_6

Minneapolis District ..
.
Metropolitan Areas
Mpls.—St. Paul
Mpls» and.Suburbs
St. Paul .
•Cities
Dul-uth-S uperior




111.
IndJ
Mich.

,

Minn.

Minn. & Wis.

-/r.

- 2
-1
- 4

' 5
+
1 + 7
1 - 1

+ 2
+ 1
+ 2

- 4

•+ 6

- 1

r+ 5,
+ 6
+ 4

+ 7
+ 9
+ 3
- 3

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
January-April
Mav 20lMav 271 June 3(June 10
1961

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City
Kansas 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 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
Oakland
San Jose
^
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle
Spokane
Tacoma
r—Revised.




±_3
Col,
Kans.

+ 5
+ 3
- 6
+ 1
- 5
+ 5
+18
+22
+11
- 7
- 3

+ 5
+ 3
+ 6

+ 2

+_6

±J>

"

Nebr.
N.Mex.
Okla.
Mo.

Tex.

Calif.
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1
1

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Ore,.
Utah
Wash.
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+ 3
+ 1
+24
+14
+31
-10
- 4

3
5
6
1
4
0
r+13
r+25
+19
-15
+ 3

+ 9
0
+12
+ 5
+ 6
+11
+19
+27
+20
-10
-13

-10

- 1

- 4

r+16

+ 3

+_6

- 4

- 2
- 9
- 3
0
+ 1

+ 2
- 1
-16
+19
+ 9

- 2
0
-10
- 8
+ 7

- 1

Mo.-Kans.
Mo.

+
+
-

- 2

"

+ 2
-11
- 7
- 8
- 8
+40
+10
+27
+21
-20
-14

+ 1

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- 3
-9
- 3
+ 6
+ 6
0
- 5
+ 5
+ 3
- 1
- 4
- 1
- 1 .
- 3

+ 6

- 5
-10
- 3
+10
+10
+ 3
+ l
+ 2
+ 1
+ 6
+ 7
+ 3
+ 2
+ 6

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-17
r-13
+13
+ 5
r+ 2
+ 2
r+ 2
+ 2
- 2
r+ 7
+ 2
- 2
r+ 2

=J1
+ 2
- 3
- 2
- 1
-11
0
+ 3
0
+ 2
-15
+16
+ 5
+ 7
+ 2
- 2
+ 4
+ 3
+ 8
0
+ 1

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