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FEDERAL
statistical

RESERVE

release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 11, 1964
WEEJCLY/DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS
Percentage change .from corresponding '
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
Aug. 29 I Aug. 22 I Aug. 15
Sept. 5

' "
I
Areas andTTiTies Within

Federal Reserve Districts
Boston
Metropolitan Areas
Boston
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell
Providence

+13

+10

R.I.

New York District
Metropolitan Areas
New York-N.E. New Jersey N.Y. N.J.
Newark
N.J.
New York
N.Y.
Rochester
'
•
:
Syracuse
Philadelphia District
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Trenton
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Scranton
W iIkes-Barre-Hazleton
Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Toledo
Youngstown
Erie
Pittsburgh
Downtown Pittsburgh
Wheeling

Del.
N.J.
Pa.

+17
+ 4
+11
+15
+13

+10
+25
+ .5
+11
- 4

+22
+19
+15

+10
- 1
+22

+22

Ky.
Ohio




+27
+19
+27
+17
+29
+25
+37
+30
+11
+26
+14

+20
+19

+10

- 7
-10
- 3
0
+ 3
-10
-15

+ 4
+ 3

- 4

- 7

- 6
-19
- 2
- 4
r 0

+ 7
+ 1
+ 9
+15
-12

+ 8

r+13
- 1
-14
r- 8
- 8
+22
-12

+20
+20
+10

' 1964

+ 4
- 1
- 2
r- 5
- 9
-11
r+ 2
- 6
- 3
r- 4
-10
- 1
-

2

+ 3

+ 6
+14
-15

+ 5

+18

-22

+18

0
+12
-10
- 3
- 1
- 5

+ 4
+ 1

+ 8
+ 8
- 5

0

+ 8
+ 2
- 5

+27
-15
+ 5
+ 9
+16
0
+ 4

- 2

+10
+ 7

9
3
9
2
1

+13

+11
+ 9

+ 8
+11
+ 7
+ 3

+11
+ 9

+
+
+
+
+

+ 2
- 8
- 2
+13
+ 3
+ 3
0
+11

+
+
+
+
+

+ 9
0

+10
+ 7
- 2

+ 9

+ 6
+ 8
+ 3
+ 1

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES ANDi AREAS (Continued)
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
Sept. 5 1 Aug. 29 1 Aug. 22 | Aug. 15

Areas and Cities Within
. Federal Reserve Districts
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 Downtown
Central Atlanta

D. C.
Md.
Va.

Ala.

+19
+12
+17
+22
+19

+21
+20

Fla.

r+
+
-

9
8
4
2
0

+ 4
+ 2
+ 8
+11
+12

+11
+ 7
+ 8
+12
+11

• +12
+ 2
+10
+ 7
+ 6

+ 4
- 5
+ 8
-12
- 2

+14
+12
+15

+ 4
+ 2

+ 8
+12
+ 8
+16

+12
+ 2
+11
+14
- 1
+12
+10
+ 6

+12
+ 7
+11
+ 8
+ 8

La.

+24
+ 5
+17
+23
+33

Fla.
Ga.

+24
+ 8

-12
*

+12
+ 3

+12
+ 2

+ 7
+ 3

+ 7
- 1
+16
+ 9
+ 2

+ 8
+ 1
+25
+ 4
+ 5

+12
+ 2
+14
+ 7
+ 5

+
+
+

+
+
+
+

2
4
8
6

+10
+10
+ 8
+ 6

+11
+ 8

'
•
"

Ga.

- 3
+ 3

Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Grand Rapids
Milwaukee

111.
Ind.
Mich,
!

- 6
0
+ 7

Wis.

+ 1

+ 4
- 6
+18
- 1
- 4

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

~~Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.

+27
+ 9
+16
+ 3

+16
r+ 2
+ 1
+ 3

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

Minn.
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Duluth-Superior Minn. tie WiS/




1964

*
*
*

9
2
1
9

4
4
3
4

+10
+12
+ 9
+ 7

+ 9
+10
+ 8
+ 7

- 8

4- 4

+ n

+
+
+
+

*

+20
I

+ 5

%

1.8. b

Bage 3
WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AKD AREAS (Continued)
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
1
Sept. 5 1 Aug. 29 1 Aug. 22 | Aug. 15

Areas and Cities Within
Federal Reserve Districts
Kansas City District
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Col
Wichita
Kans.
Kansas City
Mo -Kans.
Downtown Kansas City
Mo.
St. Joseph
Nebr.
Lincoln
Omaha
Albuquerque
K. Mex.
Okla.
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
City
Mo.
Joplin
Dallas District
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Houston
San Antonio
San Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles-Long Beach
Downtown Los Angeles
Weslside Los Angeles
Sacramento
San Diego
San Francisco-Oakland
San Francisco
Oakland
San Uose
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle-Everett
Spokane
Tacoma
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Wash.

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1964

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+ 4
+ 2
+17
+ 4
+ 5
+16
+ 9
+12
+ 5
+12

+
+
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+ 12

+ 7

+ 3
- 4
+10
+ 4

+11
+ 9
+16
+14

+ 6
+ 2
+14
+ 7

+14
r-16
' +24
+14
+ 1
- 1
r- 5
- 3
+ 2
+ 2
+13
- 1
+ 1
+ 6

+ 7
+ 1
+19
+ 7
+ 5
+ 5
+ 2
+ 5
+ 3
+ 6
+ 4
+ 1
+ 2
+ 9

+14
4-5
+30
+12
+ 2
+ 5
+ 3
- 1
+ 4
+ 6
- 7
- 4
+11
+26

+15
+26
+23
+13
+17
+18
+12
+12
+12
+24

- 3
r+ 6
+ 6
+ 5
- 1
r+ 6
r- 3
+ 1
+ 4
+10

+ 9
+18
+ 6
- 2
7
+13
+11
+ 5
+ 1
+ 5

+16

+ 6

+42
+18
+36
+41

+26
+33
+38
+30
+22
+19
+17
+11
+12
+39
+25
+44
+35
+64

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+10
+ 9
+16
+11

+11
0
+ 5
+16
+10
+ 6
+ 4
0
+ 9
+ 5
+ 4
0
+ 2
+ 2
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