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LIBRARY OF THE FEDERAL
RESERVE BANK OF CLEVELAND

BOARD OF GOVERNORS! OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM

December 10, 1948

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'DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES
Percentage Change, from Corresponding Period a.Year Ago

UNITED 'STATES ~

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.. Boston
• Springfield
Providence

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Conn. .
Mass..

New York D i s t r i c t
Newark
Buffalo
New York
. Rochester •
"" Syracuse

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Philadelphia D i s t r i c t
. P a . . ..
: nxladelphia..
Cleveland D i s t r i c t • Ohio
. Akron
Cincinnati ...
Cleveland :
. Columbus •• •
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Toledo
Pittsburgh .
Pa. J

Atlanta. D i s t r i c t
.. Birmingham
... Miami
..
Atlanta
• New Orleans
Nashville
Chicago D i s t r i c t
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee

d. g."

+

,

3
+ 3
. + 8
+ 2

+ 7
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+10

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+ 7
+ 8

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+14

Tenn.

+ 8

+ 7

-16

+ 8

111.
Ind,
Mich.
Wis.

+ 5
+ 9
+12

+ 7
+ 7
+ 8
+ 8
+10

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""'DEPARTMENT STORE SALES,:.BY CITIES.. (Continued)
Percentage Change from Corresponding Period a Year Ago
- Federal 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
Kansas City D i s t r i c t
Denver
Wichita
Kansas City
S t . Joseph
Oklahoma City -•
Tulsa
Dallas D i s t r i c t
Dallas
Fort Worth
Houston'
San Antogio

Ark.;
•T Ky.
;Mo V
Tenn.
Minn.
11
"mis. •
Colo.
Kans.
Mo.
Okla,

Tex..

San Francisco D i s t r i c t
Los Angeles Area
Calif.
Oak]and
^ Sun F r a n c i s c o
"
Portland
Ore.
S a l t Lake C i t y
Utah
"Seattle
Wash.

Sept.

Week ending
Month of
October :Nov. 6 Nov.13 Nov.20 Nov.27 Dec. 4

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+11
+12
+ 9
+ 7

+
+
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7
7
9
6
6

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+ 8
+ 4
+12

+ 9
+ 8
+ 5
+20

+ 7
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+10
+ 9
0
+10
+17

+ 5
+ 6
+ 9
+ 1
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- 9
- 7
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- 6
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0
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(Not a v a i l a b l e f o r p u b l i c a t i o n )

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-12
- 5
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