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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 1962
VIEEKLY DEPARTiiENT STORE SAIES . SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS
Percentage change from corresponding
Federal Reserve District,
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Area, and City
Week ending
Aug. 181Aug."IllAug. 4|July 28
1962
+ 6
+ 4
+ 6
+_6
UNITED STATES
±_1
Boston District
+12
+ -2 • •
- 1
+ 3
- 1
Metropolitan Areas
Boston
Mass.
0
+12
+ 2
0
- 5
"
Downtown-Boston .
+ 6
0
- 8
- 1
- 3
"
Suburban Boston
+20
+ 1 " ' + 7 '
0
+ 3
"
Cambridge
+14
+ 6
+22
+10
+16
^uincy
"
+18
- 6
- 2
- 5
- 3
"
Lowell
- 3
+ 2
+ 2
r+34
-15
City
• Springfield
+ 4
- 8
+ 7
+10
- 3
+ 1
New York District
+11
±6
±J
±Jt
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metropolitan Areas
Buffalo

M.Y.
New York-i..E.New JerseyM.Y.-N.J.
'I.J.
Newark
;
J. Y.
.^ew York
"
Rochester
Syracuse
"
Philadelphia District
Metropolitan Areas
Del.
Wilmington
fI J.
\.
Trenton
Pa.
Lancaster
- "
Philadelphia
Reading
jcranton
"
T7
ilkes-3arre—Hazleton "
Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Ky.
Lexington
Ohio
• Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
"
Downtown Cleveland
"
Columbus
1
1
Springfield
"
Toledo
Youngstown
"
Pa.
Erie
Pittsburgh
"
Downtown Pittsburgh
"
W.Va.
Wheeling




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+ 1
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- 5
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+21
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0
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H.8

1JEEKLY DEPART! IENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)
Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City-

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
Aug.:131 Aug.' 111 Aug. .41 July 28" 1962*

Richmond District.
Metropolitan Areas '
Vashingto'ri
D.C.
Downtown • Jashington
"
Baltimore '
iid.
Downtown Baltimore
"
Richmond
Va.
Atlanta District
Metropolitan Areas
Birmingham
~ iobile
Jacksonville
Ii?i .
ia.i
Tampa-it. Petersburg
Atlanta
Augusta
'
I'ew Orleans
Cities
I iia«i-Downto\m
Central Atlanta
Chicago District
metropolitan Areas
Chicago
' •
Indianapolis
Detroit
*
Milwaukee
7

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

+ 2
0
+ 2
-13
+ 4

r+4

+ 3

- 1•
•

+ 6

r+
r+
+

- 2

. -.3
+ 5
- 4
+21

0
- 3.
+ 5
- 3
-13

+ 5
+ 1
- 2
+.4

2
4
6
7
8

+_9 .

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Ala.
"
Fla.
"
Ga.
"
La.

+ 6
- 1
+ 3

+12
+10
+19
r+2
+10
+ 8
+ 5
+ 9

Fla.
Ga.

+ 6
+ 2

r 0
+ 5

-

2

- 1
+10

1
1

±_3

±_Z

- 7
+ 5
+ 3
+11
+12
+ 3
+ 6
- 4

-11

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

+ 1

+11
- 1 .
+13

+14
+ 4
- 1

+ 5
+ 9

+10 •

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i-iich.
lis.

+ 6

Ark.
Ivy.
• no.
' fenn.

+ 6
+ 7
+11

+
+
+
-

+ 4

Minneapolis District
•Metropolitan areas
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Mpls; and Suburban
"
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Cities
Duluth-superior
Minn. & wis.




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+12

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8
7
9

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+ 2
0

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H.8b

v/EEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS .(Continued)

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
6 DIOS •
Auer, 181Aug. 111 Aug. 41 July 28
1962

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City
Kansas City District
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Topeka
fichita
Kansas City
Downtown Kansas City
St. Joseph
Lincoln
Omaha
Albuquerque
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
City
Joplin
Dallas District
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Fort 'forth
Houston
dan Antonio

Jan Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los -mgeles-Long :3each
Downtown Los Angeles
westside Los Angeles

Sacramento
San Diego
San Francisco-Oakland
San Francisco
Oakland
San Jose
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle
Spokane
Tacoma
r—Aevised




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Kans.
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Ho.

+ 1

+_3

+_1

+ 3

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+

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+
+
+
+

+ 3

- 4
- 6
- 3
+ 1
- 9
+ 1
+ 2
- 2
- 1
+16
+13

+ 5

- 7
- 8
- 7
+11
- 1
+ 4
+ 5
- 3
-10

+ 4
0

- 2
- 4
-13

3
5
4
8
0

2
2
2
6
1
1
1

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1
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+ 6
-4
+ 6
- 3

+ 3
+ 5
+ 3

- 7

+ 4

-10

+ 7

±_9

±_2

+ 5
+ 7
+16
+ 6
+ 8

+12
+ 9
+33

+ 9
+15
+17

+22

+19

±_A

Nebr.
H.Hex.
Oklahoma

. - 1
- 2
- 3
+ 2
+ 6
+ 6

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+10

+ 7

+ 1
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+14
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r+15
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+ 4
+ 5

+12
+21
+17
+10
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+ 7
+ 6
+ 4
+ 5
+ 2
+24
+13
- 8
+15

0

0

+ 3
- 6
+16
0
0

- 3
- 3
+ 8
+12
+19
-20
+ 9

+ 9

0

+ 8
- 5
+ 3
+ 1
+ 3
+ 5
+15
+14
+27
- 7
+26

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+ 9
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+ 7
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