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J a n u a r y 24, 1947
' DEPARTMENT' STORE SALES, BY--CITIES
p e r c e n t a g e Change .from Corresponding P e r i o d a Year Ago

Federal- Reserve d i s t r i c t
and-city

; +29

UNITED STATES
Boston D i s t r i c t
New Haven
Boston
Springfield
Providence

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!
,

Conn,
Mass .
«
R. I .

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

Cleveland D i s t r i c t
Alp: on
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus Toledo
Pittsburgh

Pa.

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••

:

D. C.Md.

'

Ala.
Fla.
Ga. •
La.
Tenn.

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

+27
+26
* +32
+21 ••
+26^

•
•
.

; +29
j +26

'

Atlanta D i s t r i c t
Birmingham
Miami
Atlanta
New Orleans
Nashville

+26

+28
+35.
+26
+23
+25

+28 •
+29
+25
+26
+33
+35
+25
+20

.

Ohio

.

+24

+27
+26
+26.
+20 •
+24 -

• +51 •
TsT'+30 '
. +30 +30
+39

N. J ,
N. Y.

Philadelphia District
.'Philadelphia
Pa.

Richmond D i ' s t r i e t
Washington
Baltimore

• Month of ... • . . . Vfec3k ending
Nov.
D e c . 2 1 Dec .28 if- J a n . 4* J a n . 1 1 J a n . 1 8

Jan,Oct.

•Til.
Ind,
Mich . '
Wis.




+28
+20
+33
+28
+29
+23
+30

:

+26
+16
+24
+26
+30
+23
+27,

' • +77
+80
+87
+82 •
+85
+70

+77
+31^
+27
+74
+71
;^53
+28 . +78
+84
7^35
+41
+86
+26
.72?

+60
+50

+24

+17

+36
+54
+39
+34
+30

+18
+15 ,
+24 •
+12
+ 6

+13
+ 5
+20
+ 3
- 3

.

. . . +42 .
+30
+46
• +19
r+31
' r+17
+42
+34
+51
r+18
+48
+31
r+38
r+34

v

+19
+13
+18
+20
+23
+31

' +26
r+21

+?

r+23 :
•
7+l2"
+24
+19
r+ 8
+18
+32

+17
+12
+ 8
+21
+ 9
+17
+21

+10

+27 .• +92
+21
+69
+24
+82
+27
+154
+22
+74
+12
+83
+35"
+75

+39
+44
+35
+35
+41
+26
+44 '•

+16 ..
+IT.
+23 ,

+56
W
+45

+23
+13*
+37

r+11
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+27

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+ 4

+26
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+38
+11
+39

+18
-m
+20
r+13
+33
r+25

+ 8
TT
+11
+ 2
+12
+15

+23
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+16
+28
+31

+20
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+15
+23
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+23
+19
+24-

+16m
+16

+27"
+26
+32
+32
+27
+39 .

+20
m
+25
+18
+24
+27

r+23
+26
+22
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+35

• +75
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+64 '
+81
+85
+55

+27
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+21
+25"
+27

+28
. +25"
+27
+31
' .+23 '

+81
+76
+88
+79
+74

+30
+31
+25
"'+28
+35

+38

1

+37
+39 .
+39 '
+20
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2.11
DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES (CcLtiriuod)
P e r c e n t a g e Change f r o m C o r r e s p o n d i n g P e r i o d a Year Ago
Month of
... >Tov».

Jan.-'
F e d e r a l Reserve d i s t r i c t
and c i t y
- -- -Oct...
S t L o u i s D i s t r i c t •„
L i t t l e Rock
Louisville
S t , Louis
Memphis

+26
+ 7
•+26
+25
+26

+26
+23
+20
-• +27
+26

+31
.+34
+25
+33
• +30

+96
+62
+88
+106
+88

.

"&Wis:.

+35
+36
+36
+28

+25
+23
+34
+21

+26
+35
+19
+26
+32
*19
+23

+21
+30
+11
+19
+26
+19
+25

+18
+51"
'+ 8
+31
+14
+.20
+17

" +30
+35
' +25
+36
• +29

+24
+21
+20
+30
+23

r+24 .
+29
+17
+26
+26

+63
+59
+55
'+69
+73

+27
+31
+23
+20
+26
•'+32
+20

+20
+22
+23
+18
+20
. +17
+12

+27
+25

+74
+72

+53
+57

r+26
+29

+70
+72
+79.. ' :
+87

+51
+62
+75
+26

+13
+23
+27
+25

i

Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
Minneapolis
St P a u l
D u l u t h - S u p e r i or

Minn.
ti

Kansas C i t y D i s t r i c t
Denver .
Wichita
Kansas C i t y
S t . Joseph
Oklahoma C i t y
Tulsa

Colo, ;
Kans,
"Alio,'
Mo-,
Olcla t ,

Da?las D i s t r i c t
Dallas
F o r t Worth
Rouston
San A n t o n i o

+24
+19* ;
+30 •
+25
+22

.+30
+25
+50
+31+31

Ark/
Ky.
L!o.
Tenn,

Tex,

!

San F r a n c i s c o D i s t r i c t
i
Calif,
Los Angeles Area
Oakland
San F r a n c i s c o
Ore.
Portland
Utah,
S a l t Lake C i t y
Seattle
Washfc

:

Week e n d i n g
-Dec . 2 1 Dec , 2 8 # J a n . 4* J a n , 1 1 J a n .18
+25
+23
+18
+25
+22

;
{Not a v a i l a b l e f o r p u b l i c a t i o n )

+25
+29
+23
' +26

+69
+127 '
+47
+68
+148
+49
+59

+35
+65
+ 4
+30
+33
• +15
+29

r+24
+41
+13
+16
+27
+15
+18

.
•

**
+16
+19

j
J

+24
+23
+25
+29
+20

+43
+32
+32
+46
+91 '

+17
+28
+12
+ 6

+14
+TF
+21
+21

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+5
r+lf
+20
**
+12
+16
+29
+12

r—Revised
* I n u s i n g y e a r ago comparisons f o r t h i s week a l l o w a n c e s h o u l d be made f o r t h e f a c t
t h a t . t h i s y e a r had 5: t r a d i n g days as compared 'with 4 i n t h e c o r r e s p o n d i n g week
l a s t y e a r when s t o r e s ifn many c i t i e s were clos*cd on Monday, December 31, as w e l l
as on Tuesday, J a n u a r y *1,
(iNt ; "
** Data n o t a v a i l a b l e .
MWg 3AV?siy
# The l a r g e 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
f a c t that t h i s year
C h r i s t m a s - f e l l on Wednesday and t h e week gfaotti£grcQIugIxidcd
two days of heavy
p r e - C h r i s t m a s shopping; as compared w i t h one aay l a y c jKCir'Sphen C h r i s t m a s f e l l on
T u e s d a y . I n t h e c i t i e s of C l e v e l a n d , S t , Louis iand Denver s t o r e s were c l o s e d on
Monday, December 2 4 , 1945 i n a d d i t i o n t o C h r i s t m a s ^ t L y .
# # Comparison of s a l e s i n B u f f a l o and R o c h e s t e r i n t h i s week a f f t i c t c d by s t o r m s i n
t h e week ending December 22 l a s t y e a r .




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