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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF TEE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM

RESERVE BANK Of -CifVOJIKfl

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December 1, 1947
_DEPABXMT STORE SALES, BY CITIES
Percentage Ch'dfigfd T r W Ciifm^pdharrig1 Period S Ye&T Ag^ '
1

i
. •
- Jan.Month of
-Septr" • O c t ;

UNITED STATES
'

V

X

Conn.
Mass .
,,

New York D i s t r i c t
Newark"- Buffalb"
New York
Rochester
Syracu&e
Philadelphia D i s t r i c t
Philadelphia
1
I

: >v

P*>

+ 7 \.+is

5

1 4

i

~

P--2
- 8.
2
•V -0
-.3

• 3
^TT'
- 4
+ 1.
- 4

-

Boston D i s t r i c t .,
New Haven
Boston
Springfield
Providence

Cleveland D i s t r i c t
Akron
•;. ,
Cincinnati
Cleveland
.. .
Columbus
Toledo
Pittsburgh

>\

f:S
:: v +

a, i .

;

.N. J .
.
:N. Y. *-v

% "
Pa.
Ohio

• Pa.

:

Richmond D i s t r i c t Washington
-Baltimore

D. C.
•Md.

Atlanta D i s t r i c t
Birmingham
Miami .
Atlanta, . ' ,
New Orleans
Nashville

xra.~- '
Fla. '
Ga,
La.
Tenn.

Chicago D i s t r i c t
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee

111.
Ind.
Mich.
Wis *

s

+ 8
+.3

1

+ 8
+ 9
+ 8

;
:

+10
+io

•if 15

+36
+ 4
- 7

+ 9
+ 6
+ 2
+ 3
+ 5
+ 2
•+22

i

.

:

7+ 3 "

ZJl

>2
+ 2
- +

4-

+10
. +.i;
+ 7
. - 1
• + . $:'•
TT
.
+ 4
r.7
+11
+ 5

TT

0
0
+ 2
• , +
+ 1
' + 2
' -3
•

P+ 6
+ 4
0
+11
+ 6

+10 :

+
.£3
+ 6
+ 2 . t
2 —v
+ 6
+

+38
^+26
+17, ; +21
:f+S5, 2 + 4 5
+ 9
+ 9
+ 4
- 3
+30

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+ 4' • +10
+ 4
+12

' •+ 9
: >..5
• +7
i : + 7
' + 4
1
+ '8
• +10

+ 3




+24
r+30

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•

Week ending
Oct .25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov.15

II*

• 'Federal R e s e r v e ' d i s t r i c t
- • arid c i t y

+11 .

+9

5
6

9
r f • - 3
+12 , + 9
2"" + J8.™
+ 3 "4- 8
1

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+ 5
~

+ ^6
+ 7
+ 3
- 1

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+14
r+ 9.
+13
.+19

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+ 5
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+ 6
+ 6
0
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+ 7
. + 7
+12
+ 6
0
+ 8
- 3
+ 4 .
- 5
+ 4
- 6,

+14
+12
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+HF
+17
w
+13
+ 1 8 , . >10
+ 7
: ,+12
+ 7
+11
+13
+11 ,,-+15,-. + 9
+12 -

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+ 5 . +12
- 2 : + 9

+ 6
-2

0
- 4
+ 3

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- 4
0
' +4
- 2
+
+
+
+
+

5
5
2
8
5

+ 8
> 4* +22 ,
+ a
+13 * •
> 8
+12
+ 9
+ 4
+20
+20

• 1% ' UL
+ 2. .. + 6
+ 3
+,3

+14
+26
+ 1

+ 6
-+w

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'+:!',
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j
>27 , +15.
+Ii

+ 5
+10
- 6

+12
+ 9
+ 8
+17
+13

+ 8
+ 5
+16
+ 6

+10
+14
+19
+15

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DEPARTMENT STORE S^LES, BY CITIES (Continued)
P e r c e n t a g e Change from Corresponding P e r i o d a Year Ago
...-Jan,-, . Month of
Oct.
Sept.

F e d e r a l Reserve d i s t r i c t
and c i t y
S t . Louis D i s t r i c t
L i t t l e Rock
Louisville^
S t . Louis
Memphis
Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
Minneapolis
S t . Paul
Duluth-Superior

+ .&...
Ark.
Ky.
tiiO. •
Term.

+10
+ 7
+ 1

i-iinn .

+ 5
+13

:

"ccV/is .

San F r a n c i s c o D i s t r i c t
Los Angeles Area
Oakland
San F r a n c i s c o
.Portland
S a l t Lake C i t y
Seattle

Tex.

..

;
:

. !

'

+ Y
+10
-- 3
+ 7

:

+ 7

'

+ 3
r+ 5

:

+ 4

'

, •

!

Ore.
Utah
Wash •

p+ 6
+ 6
p+ 5

+20
714
+37
+18
+ 7

+16
+20
+31
+ 9

+16

+16
+11
•+~9
T~7"
+12
..til.
+ 8
+20
0: ..F+13

P* 8
+12
(Not a v a i l a b l e f o r p u b l i c a t i o n )

+ 7
+ 1

1 2

1

+' 6
•+ 6
• +r 4
+ 6

Calif.

0
- 4
+15
- 3
- 4

-TT

Kansas C i t y D i s t r i c t
Denver
bolo. '
v/ichita
~ Kans . "
Kansas! C i t y
S t . Joseph
Okla.
Oklahppia C i t y
Tulsa'"'Dallas D i s t r i c t
• Dallas
F o r t Worth
Houston
San Antonio

p+ 5

' Week ending
Oct ,26|N.OV. 1 Nov. 8 Nov.15 Nov.22

+ 7
+ 4
+ 3
+10
+ 7
+ 4

+12
+17
+ 7
+11
+10
+ 7
+ 7

+ 1
+' 7
' +10
+ 5

+ 3
; +• 7
V -F- 7
' - 2
P+

+17
+25
+27
+48
+ 5
+30
+10
+21
+17
+11
+10
+18
+20 , ; ; '+17. •.

+12

+21

0

+19

+14 . . +27
+41
+31
+ 3 " +16

3

+ 3
- 3
+ 6
+ 4
+17
+22

i-t 3
+ 6
r.f 1
• +10
- + 6
+ 1

+39
+29

1

+13
0
+ 9
+18
- 2

+16

0

r,:t.2
.F 4

+16
+10
+ 7

+19.

+10
+13
+11
r+15
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+ 5

-

0

l i s "

+ I G - :% : F : 9

+ .9

*r+14
: +35
+14

+11
0

+13
+30
+ 8

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3
• -T. 2 7 :

+ 2

+ 2%; - f t 1:,.:, ft .6

+12""
-13
0

+%6:, . +18
+ 2
+20

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p—Preliminary
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I n u s i n g year ago comparisons f o r t h e c i t i e s of New York and Newark i n t h e s e ;
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weeks allowance should be made f o r t h e u ^ c t . t h a t . l a s t y e a r t h e r e were work
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stpppages i n the trucking i n d u s t r y
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