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BOARD OP"GOVERNORS'^F '.THErPEDE!^L B & O T E SYSTEM •
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• R e t a i l ' InsjaJmcnt Credj't .
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a t F u r n i t u r e , ^ H o u s e h o l d A p p l i a n c e , arid J e w e l r y S t o r e s
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July

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I n s t a l m e n t accounts o u t s t a n d i n g a t -jewelry stor.es d e c l i n e d by
a b o u t t h e u s u s l s e a s o n a l amount An J u l y , w h i l e t h o s e a t f u r n i t u r e and
household a p p l i a n c e s t o r e s remained a t t h e . l e v e l of o t h e r - r e c e n t m o n t h s , .
J e w e l r y s t o r e a c c o u n t s r e c e i v a b l e a t t h e end of t h e > o n t h were^up n i n e

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•per c e n t compared w i t h a y e a r e a r l i e r , whereas f u r n i t u r e s t o r e a c c o u n t s
o u t s t a n d i n g amounted t o a p p r o x i m a t e l y t h e / same 'as "last y e a r , - .
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The c o l l e c t i o n r a t i o I on i n s t a l m e n t a c c o u n t s a t f u r n i t u r e s t o r e s

was 24 per c e n t i n ' J u l y , one p o i n t h i g h e r t h a n i n t h e p r e c e d i n g month.
C o l l e c t i o n s d u r i n g the month -were 31 p e r c e n t of i n s t a l m e n t PccpUnts o u t s t a n d i n g on t h e f i r s t of t h e month a t j e w e l r y s t o r e s ; - and-40 per c e n t a t
household a p p l i a n c e - s t o r e s . .




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Itistelment Accounts Outstanding and C o l l e c t i o n R a t i o s
Accounts o u t s t a n d i n g a t end of month
December 3 1 , 1939 = 100
Household
Jewelry,
Furniture
appliance'
stores
stores
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Household
appliance
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Furniture
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August;
September.
October
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