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FEDERAL

RESERVE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 30, I963
ORE SALES - SELECTED:CITIES AND AREAS

Percentage change from corresponding
- p e r i o d a y e a r ago
(Base d -on- r e t a i l . d o l l a r amou:n t s )
Week ending
Aug. 241 Aug. 171 Aug. 10:1 Aug. 3 1963

• Federal ReserveBl^ trict'
Area, and C i t y
UNITED STATES

+_9

+ 7

r+ 6

+ 5

Boston D i s t r i c t
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
Boston
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell

+11

+11

+ _6

±_8

+10
+ 9
+10
+ 3
+ 8
+ 3

+ 8
+ 5
+11
+ 1
+11
+ 9

+ 8

:L2

+21
+ 7
+ 7
+ 1
+ 7
+ 9

+15
+ 8
r+ 4
+ 1
+12
+11

+
+
+
+
+
+

+ 1

r_0

±1

+ i

- 8
- 7
+ 3
0
+15
+16
+ 8-

-19
+23
r+ 5
r- 1
+11
+ 2
+ 8

r-10
+ 1
+11
0
- 2
+ 8
+ 4

- 3
+13
- 3
+ 2
+10
+ 1
+10

±15

r+6

New York D i s t r i c t
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
Buffalo
New York-N.E. New J e r s e y
Newark
New York
Rochester
Syracuse
Philadelphia D i s t r i c t
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
Wilmington
Trenton
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Scranton
Wilkes-Barre-Hazelton
Cleveland D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Toledo
Youngstown
Erie
Pittsburgh
Downtown P i t t s b u r g h
Wheeling




V&o7

Mass.,
1
1
"
"

N.Y.
N.Y. N.J, ,
•N.J.
N.Y.
"

u

Del.
N.J.
Pa.

Ky.
Ohio

Pa.
W.Va.

+22
+13
+15
+18
' +20
+ 1
+ 9
+19
+19
+10
+ 2
+10
+ 6
+ 4

0
+ 4
+ 2
+ 2
+ 9
- 4 .
+ 4
- 2
+ 7 '
+13
- 2
+ 7
+ 4
+ 4

+
+
+
• +

4
8
1
2 ..
3
0

±_5

+ 4
- 2
+11
+.1
0'
- 8 •

+ 3
0
+ 7
+ 4
+ 2
-10

+12

+ 3

3 . +13
+11
5
+ .5
5
2
+ 3
6
+19
+ 4
9

+
+
+
+
+

7
3
4
3
6
1

+ 2
+ 1
0
- 3
0
0
+ 5
__0

+20
+ 6
+ 3
r+ 3
+10
. - 6
+ 8
+ 8
+ 2
+ 9
r- 6
0
+ 2
+ 1

- 9
+ 8
' +12
- 2
+ 4
- 8
+ 7
+ 8
+ 6
+ 4
- 3
+ 6
+ 7
+18

+ 3
+ 2
0
0
- 1
- 5
+ 4
+ 4
+ 1
- 5
- 1
0
- 3
0

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)
Percentage change from corresponding.
p e r i o d a y e a r ago
-iBased- on - r e t a i l d o l l a r amounts)
Week ending
6 mos.
Aug. 241 Aug. 171 Aug. .101 Aug. 3 1963

Federal Reserve D i s t r i c t
Area* and CityRichmond D i s t r i c t
- .
Metropolitan Areas
Washington
Downtown Washington
Baltimore
Downtown Baltimore
Richmond
Atlanta D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Brimingham
Mobile
Jacksonville
Miami
Tampa-St, Petersburg
Atlanta
Augusta
New Orleans
Cities
Miami Downtown
Central A t l a n t a

+J
D.C.
•

Md.
Va,

+11
+ 7
+ 7
-+ 7
- 8

• ±A

±_1

+ 1

+_4

- ' is.
r+
+
-

+
+
+
+
-

+ 3
+ 1
+ 3
- 1
-11

+
+
+
+

5
2
5
4
1

5
4
4
5
3

8
1
3
2
2

i±_2

+10

+12

Ga.
n
La.

-11
- 3
+24
+12
+26
+ 8
- 3
+ 4

- 9
+ 4
+19
+13
+23
r+13
+ 5'
+ 6

0
+ 1
+18
+18
+22
+10
+13
+ 5

- 9
+13
+ 5
+ 7
+ 6
+ 3
- 1
+ 5

- 4
+ 4
+12
+ 8
+ 7
+ 6
+ 4
+ 9

Fla.
Ga.

- 4
+ 1

r- 2
r+ 6

- 4
+ 7

-12
0

- 6
+ 1

+12

r+13 •

+10 -

+ 5

+ 3

+12
- 3
+ 8

+ 5"
0
+ 9
+ 2
+ 1

+
+
+
-

Fla.
"

»

Chicago D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Grand Rapids
Milwaukee

Wis.

+15
+ 4
+12
+15
+ 7

S t . Louis D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
L i t t l e Rock
Louisvi H e
St.. L.ouL:
i-.uir.phij

+10

+ 1

+ 3

+ 6

+ 4

Ark.
Ky.
>io.
Tenn.

+11
+17
+ 9
+ 5

+ 2
r+11
r- 2
0

+10
+ 4
0
- 2

+10
+ 7
+ 4
+ 2

+
+
+
+

Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
M p l s . - S t . Paul
Mpls. and Suburban
Minneapolis
S t . Paul & Suburban
Cities
Duluth Superior




111.
Ind.
Mich.
"

r+ 8
Minn.
»
1
1
»

Minn. &'/is.

+
+
+
+

,8 .
8
5
9

+ 1

+18
+ 7
+14
+ 8
+ 9

*

+ 6

3
4
4
1
0

9
3
3
5

+ 7

r+10

+ 6

+ 2

+ 7
+ 5
+ 1
+10

+ 8
+ 6
+ 1
+13

+
+
+
+

7
9
5
2

+ 3
+ 6

+ 7

+ 3

+ 3

- 4

*

- 3

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT S?0&E SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)
Percentage change from c o r r e s p o n d i n g
p e r i o d a y e a r ago
(Based on r e t a i l d o l l a r amounts)
| 6 mos.
Aug. 241Aug. 171Aug. lOlAug. j1 1963

F e d e r a l Reserve D i s t r i c t
Area, and CityKansas C i t y D i s t r i c t
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
Denver
Topeka
Wichita
Kansas C i t y
Downtown Kansas C i t y
S t . Joseph
Lincoln
Omaha
Albuquerque
Oklahoma C i t y
Tulsa
City
Joplin
•
Dallas D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Houston
San Antonio
San F r a n c i s c o D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles-Long Beach
Downtown Los Angeles
Westside Los Angeles
Sacramento
San Diego .
San Francisco-Oakland
San F r a n c i s c o
Oakland
San Jose
Portland
S a l t Lake C i t y
Seattle
Spokane
Tacoma
r—Revised




+ 7

Mo.-Kans.
Mo.
u
Nebr.
N.Mex.
Okla.
"

Mo.

+ 4

+12
- 6
+ 7
+ 6
+ 7
-10
+ 5
+ 2
+14
+ 7
+ 6

+14
- 6
+ 1
r+ 2
- 3
-16
0
r+ 2
+ 4
+ 2
- 1

+ 8

- 5

+ 3

Col.
Kans.

+ 4

+ 2

+ 3

+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
-

8
1
7
6
2
5
3
7
9
1
9

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

+
.
+
+
+
+
+
+

+ 4

+ 2

+ 2

4
2
0
7
6
1
3
2
7
4
6

"
"
"

Calif.

Ore.
Utah
Wash.
1
1

+ 4

+J

+ 4

+ 4

0
- 1
+ 5
+ 6

+
+
+
+

3
5
4
6

+ 7
+ 6
+11
- 3

+
+
-

1
3
8
7

+ 3
0
+ 5
+ 6

+ 7

Tex.

+ 3

+ 3

+ 2

+ 4

+10
- 5
+ 2
+ 6
+ 3
+ 8
- 1
+ 2
+ 7
+ 8
+ 2
- 5
+13
+20

+ 2
+ 2
- 2
+10
+ 1
+ 9
+ 1
+ 3
+ 2
- 4
+ 2
- 7
+ 9
0

+ 7
+ 1
0
+ 3
+ 9
+12
+ 4
+ 1
+ 5
- 4
- 1
-20
r_ 4
- 9
r

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+ 6,
- 5'
+ 6
+ 4
+ 3
+ 7
- 3
+ 3
+ 4
+ 3
+ 3
-15
- 1
-15

+
+
+
+
+
+
^+
+
-

7
2
1
6
4
5
1
2
4
3
3
8
1
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