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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM ,
February 19, 19 5U
DEPARTMENT STORE SALES H SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS
(Based on: Dollar Amounts)

Federal Reserve District, Area, and City
United States

+ 2

Philadelphia District
City
Philadelphia
Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Akron
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Toledo
Erie
City
Pittsburgh

Chicago District
metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee

-2

r- 2

- 1:

+1U

- 3

+10

+ u

+.5

+16
+13
+30 .
- H

+11
- 2
+ 1
+11
-21. </+21
-21
+ 7

: + 6
+ u
+ 8
- 1

+ 3
0

+1$
+ 9

+ 6
-10

+11
+12

+ 7
- 1

0

.

Mass#
»
i
i

R. i.:

•So

0

+ 9

+ 3

r+1

+ 2

N. Y.

+ u
+ 5
+ U

- 2 •
. + 8"
+ 6

+ 3
+ 9
+10

- 6
+ 1
+ 3

- 7
+12
+11

N. Y.
N. J.

- 3
+ 1

+10
+iU

+ 2
-3

+ 1
0

+ 2
+ 6

+ 1

+ 9

-3

- 2

ZJI

+ 8 v

- H

- 1

- 3

0

r-12

+ j£

0

Pa.

T2
Ohio

Pa.

+
+
+
+
+
+

I
5
l
6

K

3

- 2
- 9
- 1
•- 2
+ 8
-10
- 2

+ l'
• - 2
. + K
+ 8
-11
- 1

-51
- k- 2
- 3
- 8 .
- 8

+61
- 2
- 5
:+

- 6
-11

Pa.

Ala.
Fla.
Ga.
La,
Tenn.

-3

+12

- 2
-5
- 2
0

+ 2
| + 3
+ 3
-13 -

+10
+ 7
+12
+19

+
+
+
+

+ 2

Richmond District
Metropolitan Areas
Washington
D • C.
Downtown Washington
Baltimore
Md.
Va.
Richmond
Atlanta District
Metropolitan Areas
Birmingham
Jacksonville
Miami'
Atlanta
Augusta
New Orleans
Nashville

0

+ 1

,

Boston District
Metropolitan Areas
Boston
Downtown Boston
Cambridge
Lowell-Lawrence
Cities
Springfield
Providence
New York District
Metropolitan Areas
Buffalo
Rochester
Syracuse
Cities
New York
Newark

Percentage change from corresponding
period a. year ago
Year i
Week ending
Jon. 23 |Jan. 30 |Feb. b. |Feb. 23 1953

. 0

+ 3

2_3

r+ 1

- 1
- 2
+ 5
+ 2
-10
+ u
+ .3

- 2
0
- H
+ 2
+ 2
+11
- 9

- 7
-3
- 5
- 1
- 9
0
+ 5

r+
r+
-

6
3
5
3
7
8
6

.-1K

0

- 5

' r- 2

0

2

- 3
- 3
-10
- 1

+ 1
- 1
-10
+10

±JL
111.
Ind.
Mich,
Wis.




+ 1
+

K

+ 6
+ 1

+
+
+

H

6
5

r+ 2
3
1

K

6

- 1
+
+
-

1
1
2
6

I_7
-

H

- 1
- 3
-16
-19
> 5

+
+
-

5
l
9
1

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DEPARTMENT STORE SALES IN SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)

Page 2

•(Based on Dollar Amounts)

Federal Reserve District, Area, and City

S t . Louis District
Metropolitan Areas
Little Rock
Louisville
St. Louis
—Liempnis "

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago

+ 1

- 1

0

r- U

zJi

Ark.
Ky.
ivlo.
Tenn.

- 1
0
+ 2
0

- 3
- 1
+ 5
-IS

+12
- 3
+ 1
+ 9

-12
- 7
- 1
-10

+ 5
- k
- 3
+15

0

+ 6

+ 3

+ 7

Li

Minn,
"
"

+ 1
+ 1
+ 1

+ 9

+ 1

+ 9

*

*

*

"•

iviinn. & V,is.

=*

Minneapolis District
Metropolitan Areas
Minneapolis-St. Paul
liinneapolis City
St. Paul City
Cities
Duluth-Superior

+ 1

+ h

- 7

+ 5

- u

*

*

+ 6

- 1

Topeka
"...icnita
St. Joseph
Albuquerque
O.Klaho.Tia City
• Tulsa
City
City

- 8

±1

z_I

- h
+ 1

- 6
r-13
- 7
- 5
- i
-16
-3

r- 5
r-l6
-16
-13
- 9
- 9
-114

- 1
r+ 9
r- 9
+ 5
r-12
-11
0

+ 1
-lit
-10
- h
-15
- 6
- 5

0

Ho.
N . i:e
Okla.

! zJL

- 1
+ 1
0
- 2

s City :
Metropolitan Areas

- 1

- 5

- 5

- 9

-11

- 6

zA

I_Z

-18
-13
. -21
+ I
-13

"+ k
-13
-.8
-15
-11

+ 1
- 5
- 6
- 7
-15

- 1
-11
- 8
- 3
- 8

Mo.

Dallas .District .
metropolitan Areas =
Dallas
E l Paso
Fcrt •.crth
Houston
San Antonio

4- 1

Tex.
"
"
"
"

S s n Francisco District
xetrccclitan Areas
Los Angeles
Dcv.n-cov.T, Los Angeles
..estside Los Angeles
San Diego
S a n Francis co-Oakland
San Francisco City
Oakland City
San Jose
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle
Spokane

+
+
+
-

2
1
u
3
2
0

Calif.

+
+
-

Ore.
Utah
V. ash
»

+
+

- 9

- 7

r- 9

- 9

1
1
2
6
0
1
0
3
1
1

- 6
- 8
-10
- 3
- 5
- 5
- 5
- 2
-15

- 5
- 5
- 1
0
- 6
- 5
-10
. 3
+
-10
-19

-12
-31
- 3
-10
- 3
- 2
- 7
- k
- 2
-16
- 5
-15
- u

- 5
+ 8
- 1
-13
-10
- 9
-11
0
-12
-11;
- 7
-21
- 2

1

+ 2
+ 1

- - - > 3 1 3 " : > J•
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' Week ending
Jan. 23|Jan. 30|Feb. 6 |Feb. 13

Year
1953

I ••




- 4

-16
| -30
i -32

i

0
-20

• • 5
+

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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102