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FEDERAL
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statistical

RESERVE

release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 15, 1962

H.8a
RE SALES
Federal Reserve
District

Percentage change from corresponding periods £ year ago
i
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Four weeks
Jan. 1
One week ending
ending
to
Nov. 101Nov. 31 Oct. 2?|Oct. 20
Nov. 10
Nov. 10
+24
-+ 1
+ 1
- 6

+2
+7
- 1
r+ 6

+
+
+

Richmond
Atlanta
Chicago
St. Louis

- 2
+ 9
+ 5
+4

r+ 6
r+20
+6
r+ 7

+5
+7
+14
+15

+1
0
- 2
- 4

+
+
+
+

Minneapolis
Kansas City
Dallas
San Francisco

+
+

- 5
+1
r+ 8
+1

+15
+ 2
0
+3

+3
0
- 4
+11

+ 3
+ 1
0
+ 5

. + 2
+ 2
+ 5
+ 6

+5

+5

- 1

+ 3

+ 4

Boston
New York
Philadelphia
Cleveland

U. 0. Total

1
4
3
4

+ 2

4
3
3
4

-

6
2
4
9

+ 3
+ 2
0
- 2
2
8
6
6

+
+
+
+

U. S. weekly sales index, without seasonal adjustment, 1957-59=100 1/
1962
Oct.
Oct.
Oct.
Nov.
Nov.

13
20
27
3
10

112
117
116
117
125

1961
Oct.
Oct.
Oct.
Nov.
Nov.

14
21
28
4
11

112
118
110
111
122

I960
Oct.
Oct.
Oct.
Nov.
Nov.

+
+
+
+

•

15
22
29
5
12

3
4
4
2
4
6
6
5

1

112
114
107
108
117

r—Revised
1/ Monthly and weekly indexes of department store sales have been revised. For
description of revision of monthly indexes see Federal Reserve Bulletin for July
1962. A' description of revision of weekly indexes appears in Bulletin for
August 1962.
Weekly indexes at the district and city levels are published by several of the
Federal Reserve Banks.





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