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January 23, 1948
DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES
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Percentage Change from Corresponding Period a Year Ago

F e d e r a l Reserve d i s t r i c t ' ' and c i t y ~
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•Boston D i s t r i c t
New Haven
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Providence

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+17

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+21

+

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+ 9
+ 6
+ 9
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+ 3
+ 2
0

+ 2

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+ 3
+ 4
+ 9
+i
+ 7
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+ 4' • •
+11
+ 5

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0

.+ 6
+14
+ 1
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+ 7
+ 6
+15
+ 8

+15
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+10
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+10
+10
+ 7
+ 9
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+13
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+13

+31

+ 5

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Chicago D i s t r i c t
• Chicago .
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee

+ 7
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+ 4
+ 7
+12

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Fla,
Ga.
La,
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Akron
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus*-.
Toledo
Pittsburgh

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+• 8
+ 6

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Philadelphia

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

Richmond D i s t r i c t
Washington
Baltimore-,
.

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Week ending
• J a k r ' , Month- of
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Dec,20 Dde%27* J an • 3 Jan ,10 Ja n,17*
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+ 3

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DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES (Continued)
Percentage Change from Corresponding Period a Year Ago
Jan.«?

Federal Reserve d i s t r i c t ? ;
and; c i t y
•St* Louis.-District......
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S t . Louis
Ho.
Memphis
Tenn,

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6

+'9

Dallas- D i s t r i c t
Dallas
( Port Worth
Houston
San' Antonio
San Francisco D i s t r i c t
Los Angeles Area
Oakland
San Francisco
• Portland
Salt Lake-City
Seattle

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Kans •
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Tex.
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^Minneapolis D i s t r i c t ... 1
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Minneapolis
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S t . Paul
Duluth-Superi'or
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Kansas City D i s t r i c t
DenverJ
Wichita 1
Kansas City
S t . Joseph
Oklahoma City
Tulsa

Month of
^ Nov.

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+ 6

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Week ending
Dec#20 jDeo.27* J.an. 3 Jan.10 Jan .17
, +10

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+37
-> Q . +25
+ 2 - +36

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+26
+20

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+16

(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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* The. large i n c r e a s e s shown f o r t h i s week r e f l e c t i n p a r t the f a c t t h a t t h i s year
Christmas f e l l on Thursday and the week t h e r e f o r e included t h r e e days of .heavy
pre-Christmas shopping as compared with two days*last year when Christmas f e l l
on Wednesday. '
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** Data not- a v a i l a b l e •
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