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t a t, s • • c o !p l e a s e
FOR II'MEDIATE RELEASE
August 3, 1962

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AMD AREAS
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago

Federal Reserve District,

:
"Vfeek ending"
6 mos.
July 281 July 211 July 141 July 7 ' 1962
-L6
•±A • r±_6 . ±-8
±Jfc
+ 2
+10
+ 2
+ _4
+ 3

Area, and City
UNITED STATES
Boston District
Metropolitan Areas
Boston
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell
City
Springfield
New York District
Metropolitan Areas
Buffalo
Few York-!7.E.Mew Jersey
Newark
New York
Rochester
Syracuse
Philadelphia District
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Trenton
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Scranton
T
filkes-Barre—Hazleton
Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Toledo
Youngstown
Erie
Pittsburgh
Downtown Pittsburgh
Wheeling




Mass.

"

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+ 1
+16 i
- 6 /
+ 2 ,
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+11

+ 6

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+ 4

+ 6

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+ 6

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+ 4

+
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N.Y.-t.J.
W.J.
N.Y.

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+ 1

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+ 8
+17
+12
+21
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+ 7

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+14

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Ky.
Ohio
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+ 1
- 5
- 1
+ 3
- 2
-11
+42
+ 6
+24
- 1
+ 7
- 2
- 2
+ 4

0
+ 1
+ 1
+ 8
- 2
-13
-28
+ 4
+13
-27
+12
- 1
- 2
+11

- 2
+13
+ 2
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+12
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+10
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MEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SAI.E5 - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)
'ercentaga change from corresponding
per? od a year ago
(Baaed on retail dollar amounts)
leek ending
1962*
! July 28; J\ ly 211 July 14 {July 7

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City .

Richmond 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-Dov/ntown
Central Atlanta

0
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Hd.
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9
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4

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+ 6

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+ 9
+15
+12
+ 8
+11
+ 9
+ 9
+11

+ 1
+10 •
+ 5
0
+ 5
+12
+ 4
+ 8

- 1
+ 5
+ 4
+ 8
+21
+11
+ 5

+1

+ '5
+ .9

La.

+ 3

r- 2
+ 7
+17
r+l\
r+21
r+14
+22
+ 1

Fla.
Ga.

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+ 6
+ 7

- 8
+11

+ 8

+14

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r+ 3

+ 6
- 2
+11
+ 3

+12
+13
+21
, + 6

+ 4

-12
+11
- 1
+11
+13
+ 3

Fla.

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Ind.
Mich.
Wis.

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

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.




+ 6
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Ala.

Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee'

Minneapolis District
Metropolitan Areas
Mpls.-St. Paul
Mpls. and Suburban
Minneapolis
St. Paul & Suburban
Cities
Duluth-Superior

+ 1
- 1
+ 5
- 3
-14

+ 6

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+ 8
+ 1
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+ 9
+ 8
+16

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+11
+ 8
+21

+ 7

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+12
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+ 6

+ 7

+ 7

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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
July 281 July 211 July 141 July 7
1962

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 Vorth
Houston
San Antonio

+ 2
Col.
Kans.
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Mo.
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Oklahoma
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5
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7
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2
6
6

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+ 4

+ 3

0
+ 8
+11
+21
- 1
+21
r+ 6
r+ 4
+ 1
+12
+13

+ 3
+ 1
+ 2
+12
+ 3
+17
+18
+12
- 6
+14
+16

0
3
2
6
1
9
0
+ 6
- 3
+ 3
+13

+ 2
- 2
+ 2
+ 6
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+ 1
+ 1
0
+ 3
+ 5
+ 3

+
+
+
+

Tex.

-10

+ 2

+ 3

+ 2

+ 7

r+ 6

San Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles-Long Beach Calif.
Downtown Los Angeles
Westside Los Angeles
Sacramento
San Die?o
San Francisco-Oakland
San Francisco
Oakland
San Jose
Portland
Ore.
Utah
Salt Lake City
Seattle
Wash.
Spokane
Tacoma
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+ 7
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+15
+18
+44
+19
+32

+ 9
+11
+37
+14
+11

+ 7
+ 8
+19
+12
+11

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+ 1

+ 8

+ 7

+ 8

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+ 4
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+ 4
+ 8
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+21
+17
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+ 7
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+ 5
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+15

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+ 4
+17
+ 3
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+ 5

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+ 4
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+18
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+24
+ 8
+ 9
+ 4
- 4
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+31
- 5
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+ 6
+ 9
+ 3
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+30

+ 1
+ 4
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+18
+ 7
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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102