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FEDERAL

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statistical

RESERVE

release

R-T;iL, rTRIIITU?^ R^vOF.T FOR JTCG" IJ6l
Instalment accounts receivable of reporting.furniture' stores,
which _cu.i..tsaar? ly shew little change in June, were about the same.
as at the end of the tw-/ j.recsding months. The rate of collection
on these accounts slackened somewhat during- the month.
Sales'at reporting stores --.'ere lover in June than in May,
wii'h larger decreases in credit than in cash transactions. Both
charge and instalment sales were-below .these of June 1 ) 6 2 , while cash
sales were above the year-age level.
Furniture Store Statistics fur June 1963
percentage increase cr
decrease ( - ) from:
.-June 1962
to
Jan.-June 1965
ITet sal's during month
Patal
Dash
Instalment
Charge account

H

- 8
-14

H
I

- 1
"

- 5
- U |

- 5
5

eivafcle, at end of month
Total
Instalment
Charge account

xxx

0
~0
0
1 June ,
196: !

Collection ratios en instalment accounts l/

11

i

l-.ay •
1963
12

.

June
1962

12

i

1/ Collections during \.onth as percentage of account s outstlandings at
beginning of month.




G. 16

- 2 RETAIL FURNITURE STORES - JUNE 1963
Total Net Sales
! Percentage increase or decrease ( - ) from:

Federal
Reserve
District

!
j

Month
ago

|
|

Year
ago

{

-17
- 9
-10
-17

!
!
!
1

i

- *
- 6
-i4
-IO

!
)
'

- 2

:

-17
- 7
- 1
- 7
- 2
1
0
0
- 9
- 1
- 9
2

I

Boston
New York
Philadelphia
Cleveland
Richmond
Atlanta
Chicago
St. Louis
Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas
San Francisco

j
1

j
1
;
!
i

-

5

! -3 !
!

. U.S. Total

!

- 9

-

!

9

Jan. -June 1962
to
-June 1963
- 2
- 4
- 2
-12
- 1
1
4
- 1
- 9
4
0
5

1
!
!
'

•i

!

- 1

- 3
1

!

Instalment Accounts Receivable
Federal
Reserve
District
Boston
New York
Philadelphia
Cleveland
Richmond
Atlanta
Chicago
St. Louis
Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas
San Francisco
U.S. Total




i Percentage increase or decrease ( - ) from:
Month
Year
!
ago
ago

i
!

-1

i

-1
1

|
f

:
i
1
1
1

1
i
•

|
!
i

.

1
o
i

1
- 5
2
- 6
3
1
0
- 8
-17
5
- 5
5
1