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F O R IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 22, 1965.

H.8.b

W E E K L Y D E P A R T M E N T ' STORE I ALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS
1

Crt M O ^ 1
Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar a m o u n t s )
W e e k ending
1964
Jan. 16 I Jan. 9l Jan. 2l D e c . 26

Areas and Cities W i t h i n
F e d e r a l Reserve Districts
Boston
Metropolitan Areas
Boston
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell
- Providence
N e w York District
Metropolitan Areas
New York-N.E. New Jersey
Newark
New Y o r k
Rochester
Syracuse
Philadelphia
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
TrentonLancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Scranton
Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton
Cleveland District
M e t r o p o l i t a n Areas
Lexington
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Toledo
Youngstown
Erie
Pittsburgh
Downtown Pittsburgh
Wheeling




0

+11

+ 2

R.I.

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

Del.
N.J.
Pa.

+ 8

- 3
+15
- 5
- 3
- 8

+15
+ 9
+ 5

+10
+ 2

9

+ 8
+10
+

3

+ 6
+ 6
+12

+11

+16
+ 8

r+ 2

+ 9

+14
+ 1
+ 1

+ 5
+14
r+11

+12
+12

0
+ .8

r+32
r+ 7
+24
r+ 5

+22
+11
+24
+43
+36

Ky.
Ohio

+

+14

+16
+
, +

7
5
4
2
9

+ 2
+ 5
+37
- 1
+33
+36
+40

+ 5

- 2

0

+ 6
+ 8

+22

+32
+14

r+ 9

+12

+16

+21

+25
+17
+19
r+16
+19
+19
r+19
,+ 9
r+13

+20
+20

+28
r+25

+18
+18
+16

+25

+12
+13
+13

+10
+ 4
+17
r+ 9
+15

+ 8
+ 1
+44

+ 6

+55
+43
+67
+50
+44
+57
+50

+54
+46
+46
+35
+43

+51
+55
+32
+43
+40
+49
+42

+73
+33
+43
+36

+28
+61
+41
+46
+51
+34
+31
+23

+62

+ 4

+ 8
+ 6

+ 3
+ 4

+ 6

+

3

+10
+ 5
+ 5

+13

+12
+

7

+10
+10
+ 7
+ 5

+
+
+
+
+
-

8
9
8
7
7
1

+ 8
+ 9

+ 8
+11
+

7

+ 8

+ 5
+ 5

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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)
11 -mos.
Weekending
Jan. 16| Jan. 9 . Jan. 2l Dep. 26
1964
1

Areas and Cities W i t h i n
Federal Reserve Districts
Richmond District
"Metropolitan Areas " •
WashingtonT
...
Downtown Washington
Baltimore
Downtown Baltimore
Richmond
Atlanta District
Metropolitan.Areas
Birmingham
Mobile
Jacksonville
Miami
Tampa-St. Petersburg
Atlanta
Augusta
New. Orleans
Cities
Miami
Central Atlanta

. .

Ala.

La.

+ 1
+ 9
+ 3
+ 8
+ 6
- 4
+14
+ 3

Fla.
Ga.

111. .
Ind.
Mich.

"

Ga.
"

Wis. .

+ 5
0
+16
- 7
+ 3

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

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.

+14
+ 5
+ 6
0




+ 8
+ 7
+23
+22
+13
+18
+28
+35

+12
-12

Fla.

Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Grand Rapids
Milwaukee

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

+13
+ 8
r+14
r+12
+11

. D . C ^ . ' +19
n
"+1*9
Md.
+12
+15 :
Va. ;
+10

.

+ 9
+ 7
+10
+10
+14

T • .
. +15
+ 3
-. • + 9
7
+ 7

+42
+38
• +56
+44
+47

+39
+25
+23
+33
+14
+42
+ 8
• +35
+ 3„ . + 4 1 .
.+31
. +54
+ 6
+39
+45 •
- 4

+36
+11

- 8
+23

+30
+35

+11
+29
+25
+ 7
+16

+ 7
+15
+39
+12

+46
+28
+59
+37
+40

+ 9
+12
. . r+ 6
+11

0
+15
+16
- 5

• r+5 6
r+61
+28
+77

+ 5
+ 1
0
+14

+46
+46
+36
+46

+

+42

+ 5
+ 3
+15
+11
. + 5
.
+12
+ 8
+ 9

.

+ 8
+ 3

.

+11
+ 2
+17
+. 6
: + 5

+
:+
• +
+

9
9
9
6

-

Minn.
;

Minn.,&Wis.

+
+
+

4
4
1
5
0

1

+15
+15
' +13
+15
+

2

1

+11
+ 9
: *
+16
•
•

+

6

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W E E K L Y DEPARTMENT.STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
W e e k ending.
Jan. 16| Jan. 9 1 Jan. 2| Dec. 26
1964

Areas and Cities W i t h i n
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
W e s t s i d e Los Angeles
Sacramento
Scm Diego
San Francisco-Oakland
San Francisco
Oakland
San Jose
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle-Everett
Spokane

r--Revised
* — D a t a not available.




(Continued)

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

Nebr.
i
i
N.Mex.
Okla.

+ 7
+ 3
+ 9
+12
-10
+ 6
+ 8
+23
- 8
+12

+ 9
+ 4
+ 8
+ 8
+ 5
r+ 7
r+20
+26
-16
r+15

+11
+16
+20
+18
+16
+ 9
+ 8
+32
+ 9
r+13

+ 6
+ 8
+ 7
+ 3
0
+ 8
+ 6
+12
+ 4
+ 9

+32
+30
+33
+30
+41
+29
+46
+61
+31
+39

Mo.

+

1

+13

+17

r+39

Tex.

+31
- 2
+12
+18

+21
+ 2
+29
+26

+ 21
+20
+22
+18

+50
+38
+54
+44

+ 9
+ 3
+19
+ 6
+ 7
+20
+16
+23
+11
+11
+12
+ 5
+17

+15
+ 1
r+26
+ 8
r+ 5
+17
r+18
+14
r+14
+20
+17
+21
+13

+24
+16
+32
+ 3
+20
+ 8
+ 1
+ 3
+12
+ 6
+14
+19
0

"

Calif.

"
"

Ore.
Utah
Wash.

+51
+28 „
+61
+32
+46
+47
+35
+38
+45
+48
+23
+52
+35

+

!
!
|

7

+10
+ 9
+16
+12

;+ + 1 1
j + 1
| +11
i +14
1 + 9
+ 7
+ 5
+ 1
+ 8
+ 5
+ 5
+ 2
+ 4

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