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FEDERAL
statistical,

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEAsf"^""
December 4, 1964.

WEEKLYiDEPARTMENT STORED SALES >

Federal Reserve Districts
:

New York District
Metropolitan Areas
New York-N.E. New Jersey
Newark
New York
Rochester
Syracuse
Philadelphia
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Trenton
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Scranton
Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton
Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Toledo
Youngstown
Erie
Pittsburgh
Downtown Pittsburgh
Digitized forWheeling
FRASER



SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS

Percentage change from corresponding
period .a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
9 mos.
Nov. 28 1 Nov. 21 i Nov. 14 1 Nov. ' 1964
7

Areas and Cities Within

Boston
Metropolitan Areas
Boston
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell
Providence

RESERVE

release

Mass.

+32
+32
+32
+28
+29
+31
+33

+19
+12
+27
+23
+11
+13
+10

+
+
+
-

N.Y. N.J . +32
N.J.
+22
N.Y.
+33
+35
+35

+10
r+ 5
+10
+22
r+15

+
+

Del.
N.J.
Pa.

r+15
r+ 6
+13
r+15
+19
+ 7
+12

+27
+ 3
- 4
+16
+ 2
- 7
- 4

"
"
"
"

1

R.I.

Ky.
Ohio
"
"
"

1
!
"
"

Pa.
„11

W.Va.

+21
+36
+22
+29
+21
+26
+30

+16
+26
+28
+21
+31
+33
+37
+26
+29
+34
+33
+38
+40
+51

r+ 2
+19
+17
r+11
+11
+ 5
+19
+ 8
+26
r+21
r+ 6
+15
+ 9
+24

2
1
5
1
3
5
0

3
9
2
3
1

+ 1
+ 8
+14
- 3
- 1
- 6
+ 2
- 5
- 5
+ 6
- 2
- 4
- 6
+ 7

+ 1
- 2
+ 4
0
-11
- 1
- 7

+
+
+
+

+
+
+
+
+
+
+

5
3
6
5
1
4
5

|:

1
7
2
3
5

+ 8
+ 2
+10
+ 3
+ 2

-28
- 6
- 4
-11
+ 3
0
+ 4

+15
+12
+ 8
+ 9
+ 9
+ 5
+ 3

- 5
- 9
- 7
-11
-10
-13
+ 7
- 3
' - 1
+ 6
+ 7
- 4
- 6
+ 7

+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+
+

9
8
6
8
8
2
7
8
6
9
5
7
3
2

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts). .
Week ending
9 mo
Nov. 28 1 Nov. 21 1 Novi 14 1 Nov. 7
' 196'

Areas and Cities Within
Federal Reserve Districts
Richmond District
Metropolitan Areas
Washington
Downtown Washington
Baltimore
Downtown Baltimore
Richmond

-D.C.

+25
+32
+30
+35
+21

r+15
r+11
r+12
r+ 8
+12

La.

+20
+ 9
+20
+18
+14
+29
+22
+20

Fla.
Ga.

111.
Ind.
Mich.

"

Md.
Va.

Atlanta District
Metropolitan Areas
Birmingham
Mobile
Jacksonville
Miami
Tampa-St. Petersburg
Atlanta
Augusta
New Orleans
-Cities
Miami
Central Atlanta

Ala.
"

Fla.
"
"

Ga.

-

2
1
1
2
0

4
- 6
0
+ 2
- 5

+10
+ 2
+ 9
+ 7
+ 7

+17
+ 5
+ 7
+11
+ 7
+15
+ 8
r+ 6

+ 9
-11
- 5
0
- 8
+ 4
+ 3
0

- 9
+ 2
+10
+ 9
- 5
+ 3
+ 2
+ 3

+ 4
+ 2
+16
+11
+ 6
+10
+ 7
+ 8

+15
+21

+ 7
+ 3

- 2
- 4

+ 7
- 4

+ 7
+ 2

+33
+10
+24
+10
+15

-12
+ 2
+20
-10
- 3

-

2
3
6
9
5

+11
+ 2
+15
+ 6
+ 5

Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Grand Rapids
Milwaukee

Wis.

+33
+26
+40
+19
+21

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

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.

+15
+23
+22
+15

+15
+17
+16
+ 4

+12
+ 1
- 7
+ 8

- 3
- 6
-10
-11

+10
+ 8
+ 8
+ 5

Minn.

+25
+27
+22
+22

+13
+13
+ 8
+13

-

2
2
4
3

0
+ 1
- 3
- 2

+11
;+ 9

+ 6

+18

- 4 .

- 3

+ 6

Minneapolis District
Metropolitan Areas
Mpls.-St. Paul
Mpls. and Suburban
Minneapolis
St. Paul & Suburban
Cities
Duluth-Superior

Minn.6Mis.




+17

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
9 mos.
Week ending
Nov. 28 1 Nov. 21 1 Nov. 14 1 Nov. 7 1964

Areas and Cities Within
Federal Reserve Districts
Kansas City District
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Wichita
Kansas City
Downtown Kansas City
St. Joseph
Lincoln
Omaha
Albuquerque
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
City
Joplin
Dallas District
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Houston
San Antonio
San Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles-Long Beach
Downtown Los Angeles
Westside Los Angeles
Sacramento
San Diego
San Francisco-Oakland
San Francisco
Oakland
San Jose
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle-Everett
Spokane
Tacoma
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*--Data not available




+
+
+
+

6
8
7
2
0
8
5
8
4
7

N.Mex.
Okla.
i
i

+22
+18
+29
+23
+31
+30
+18
+33
+13
+25

+ 7
+21
+12
- 2
+21
r+ 3
r+ 9
+45
+ 8
+15

+ 5
- 6
+ 2
- 3
-23
0
- 1
+20
- 4
+ 2

- 2
+12
+ 3
+ 6
+ 3
- 8
- 2
+28
- 6
+ 2

+
+
+
+
+

Mo.

+15

+25

-13

+ 3

+ 7

Tex.

+30
+15
+28
+38

+18 „
+26
+30
+25

0
-14
+ 5
+ 5

+ 3
+ 8
+ 5
+11

+10
+ 9
+15
+11

+15
0
+28
+ 7
+13
414
+ 3
+24
+11
+ 7
+15
+ 2
+13
+19

+ 3
-11
+10
0
0
+ 7
+ 2
+11
+ 3
+ 1
- 4
- 4
- 6
+16

+11
+ 1
+ 8
+15
+ 9
+ 6
+ 4
0
+ 8
4 5
+ 3
+ 1
+ 3
+ 6

Col.
Kans.
Mo. -Kans.
Mo.
"

Nebr.
"

"
"

1
1

Calif.

Ore.
Utah
Wash.
"

+31
+ 9
+56
+18
+22
4 27
+20
+28
+27
+25
+20
+16
+19
+35

+19
+ 6
r+37
r+ 7
+10
+13
+12
+ 8
+15
+ 7
+ 9
r+ 9
+13
r+18


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