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release
• FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 14, 1964

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'WEEKLY DEPARTI'FMT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AMD AREAS

Areas and Cities Within
Federal Reserve Districts

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Eased on retail dollar amounts)
12 mos.
Week ending
Feb. 81Feb. l|jan. 251 Jan. 18 1963

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

+
+
+
+
+
r

4
3
5
5
4f

0\

+ 4
+ 4
+ 3

- 6
- 7

:I

- 6

- 4

-22

-10

- 8

+13
-11
-16

+
+
+
+

3
l
6
4
0
- 4 .

New York District
Metropolitan Areas
Buffalo
New York-N.E. New Jersey
Newark
New York
Rochester
Syracuse

N.Y.
N.Y. S.J.
N.J.
N.Y.

+ 4
+14
+19
+12
+ 4
+12

r+ 2
+22
+24
+17
+ 7
r+11

+30
+17
+22
+15
+20
+11

+ 5
+ 4

Philadelphia District
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Trenton
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Scranton
Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton

Del.
N.J.
Pa.
Pa.

+13
+ 1
+11
-11

r+40
r+42
+14
+26
+15
+25
r+49
r+33
+48
+25
r+15
+28
+14 ' +29

r-12
+ 1
-19
r- 4
-24
-32
-31

+
+
+
+
+
+

7
4
3
1
4
2
5

-10

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

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

Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Toledo
Youngstown
Erie
Pittsburgh
Downtown Pittsburgh
Wheeling




-10

+ 7
+ 4

Ky.
Ohio

- 1
0
+ 2
+ 3
+ 9
- 1
+ 1
+13
+ 5
+ 6
- 9
+ 3
- 2
- 7

+22
+16
>17
+ 8
+10
-

2

+13
+33
+16
+12
+ 6
+14
+ 8
+19

+68
+30
+21
r+43
+31
r+22
+37
+32
+38
r+36
r+19 •
+40
+31
+30

- 8

-13
- 4
- 5
+ 1
- 7
-7

- 8
-

2

- 4'
-3
-22
-25
-27

+ 4
+ 3
0
+ 6
+ 1

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STOVC SALES - SELECTED CITI53 AND AREAS (Continued)
Percentage charge from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
12 mos.
Weak ending
Feb.
1 Jan. 16 1963

Areas and Cities Within
Federal Reserve Districts '

£
I

I

Richmond District
• Metropolitan Areas
Washington
Downtown Washington
• Baltimore
Downtown Baltimore
- Richmond

-

D.C.
Md.
Va»

+
+
+
+
+

5
2
6
2
9

r+14
r+11
r+21
+22
+35

+ 9
+ 9
+22
+23
+16

-12
-13
- 5
- 8
- 5

+10
+ l
+ y
+ 2
+ 1

- 4
+ 1
r+13
r+14
+12
+13
+ 4
+ 4

+12
+ 9
+21
+ 9
+17
+14 "
+ 5
+12

- 2
- 3
+ 7
+15
- 2
- .1
+ 3
+23

- A
+ 1
..+14
+in
+ 8
+ 8
+ 4
+ 8

+11
- 1
+ 9. . - 8

+ 2

+24
+35
+23
+19
+ 3

+
+
+
+
+

5
3
6
3
2

+
' +
.+
+

5
4
1
3

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

La.-

+ 1
-12
+26
+.17
0
+11
+ 9
- 1

Fla*
Ga*

+12
+ 6

*~+in
+ 9

Chicago District
Mot-rr^.ivLitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Grand Rapids
Milwaukee

111.
Ind.
Mich.
»
Wis.

+ 9
- 7
+15
- 1
- 1

+ 5
+ 6
+20
- 2
+ 3

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

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.

-:6
+ 3
+ 2
- 1

+40
+16
+46
+11
r+12 • +24
+ 6
r+72

Minn.

+ 3
- 2
- 7
+14

+
+
r+

Minneapolis District
Metropolitan Areas
, Mpls.-St. Paul
Kpls. and Suburban
~_x'
Minneapolis
St. Paul 8c Suburban
Cities
B\xluth-5uper5or




Ala.
Fla.
"

Ga»
"

"

jr

Minn. & Wis.

•+ 3

+14
-15
+17
+31
+ 8

r-

1
2,
2
4

4
2
1
9

+13
+13
+ 8
+14

+16
+13
+14
+24

+ 1

- 3

* +12
"

+ 5
+ 5
+ 5
*

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AMD AREAS (Continued)
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year -ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Meek ending
Feb. 8(Feb. 11 Jan. 251 Jan. 16
1963

Areas and Cities Within
Federal Reserve Districts
Kansas City District
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Topeka
Wichita
Kansas City
Downtown Kansas City
St. Joseph
Lincoln
, Cmaha
Albuquerque
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
City
Joplirt
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
Spokane
Tacoma
r—Revised




+ 5
- 6
- 5
+ 3
- 5
-11
+ 2
- 3
-13
- 2
- 1

+ 5
-.10
- 2
+ 9
+ 2
0
r- 7
+11
+ '7
- 3
+ 2

+18
+ 9
+ 6
+19
+ 7
- 1
+17
+19
+.5
+ 5
- 4

. +12
+ 2
+ 5
+ 9
- 2
- 7
+ 5
+ 8
+12
+10
+ 9

Mo.

+ 1

+ 2

+20

+ 6

,Tex.
1
1

+10
- 1
+12
+ 4

+ 5
- 2
+ 5

$

+18
- 3
+25
- 3

- 2
+15
, +15
*

+10
+13
+ 9
+12
+ 6
+ 8
+ 7
- 1
+ 4
- 1
+ 1
- 6
- 1
- 2

+ 6
+ 8
+ 5
+21
+ 5
+24
+23
+12
+19
+44
- 9
+ 2
+ 7
+ 5

+ 6
r- 1
+ 2
+20
r+ 5
+ 7
0
+ 5
r+ 4
- 3
+ 5
r- 7
0
+ 1

Col.
Kans.
"

Mo*-Kans.
Mo.
"

Nebr.
"

N.Mex. •
Okla.

"

1
1

Calif.

"
"
"
"

Ore.
Utah
Wash.

-

*Not available

+ 7
0 .
+ 3
+10
+ 3
- 8
-13
-19
+ 4
+ 6
+ 7
- 3
- 1
- 6

+
+
+
+
+
+
+
•+

6
2
1
5
5
3
3
3
8
3
3

+ 2

+
+
+
+

4
2
6
3

+
+
+
+
+

7
2
2
8
4
6
0
4
6
3
3
7
1
1

+
+
+
+
-


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