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BOARD' OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
H. 11

January 2h, 19h9
• -DEPART]1,fENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES

Federal Reserve d a . s t r i c t . .
and c i t y
UNITED STATES

Oct.
+-8

Boston D i s t r i c t
New Haven Boston
Springfield
• Providence
•

Philadelphia D i s t r i c t
Philadelphia

-h
.^3

- h

-h
r-

8

0 -

+32

0

0
+36
T3
+ 1 •" +3U '
+ 1
+U2
• - 6
+3U :

r- 1
TZ
r+ 7
rj- it
r+18
+ 9

+ 7
* 3
+23
+ 5
+ 8
+ U

+ 6

+ 7
73

+ 6
m
+1U
+ 5
- 7
r U

• 0
;+ l

+ 3
71

+U3
+fe

- 7

Pa." =
•

+10
+ 9
+ 8
+10
' +13
- +11
- + 9

+ 3
7-2
- 1
+ 1
+ 1
+ u
+12

+ 2
73
+ i
+ 3
- 1
+ 7
+ 1

+31
+30
. +U9
+29
+21

D.C.
Md.

• + 7
- 73
+ h

- 1
"0
0

- 1
7TI
- 3

+ai
TCI
+UU

+11

;

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. "

Atlanta D i s t r i c t .
Birmingham= ' ' 'Miami-'. • •
Atlanta
New Orleans
Nashville

Tenn.

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

111.
Ind.
Mich.
Wis.

Ala.
Fla.
Ga;




•'

,
'

+28

+ 6
+19
+ 2
+19
+19
+15

+U8
+35 • •
+38
+50
+29
+3U
,.

Pa.

r+ 8 .

+ 3
+18
7™2
+ 2
+12
-17 ; + s i
+ h
+17

- 3
TH
+ U
- U
+ 3
+ 3

• ?'

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

?

+ 1
- 5
0
- U

N.J;
N.Y.

Ohio

(

-

'+ 6
71
+11
+ 5
+12
+ 6

R.I.

•

Month of
November, Dec.18 joec. 25* Jan.. 1 [Jan.- 8'. J.an. 15

4-3
+ -3
4-3
'+-8
+ 3

Conn.
Mass.

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
Akron
Cincinnati
ClevelandColumbus
Toledo. *
Pittsburgh

!Percentage change from corresponding

W 1
+
+

¥.•

'.+13
+11
Tn
m
6
+ u
+ k
2
+10
+1U
2 . . .,+lU
+ 5
2- - •+• 9 . + 2
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3
+21
r+ 9
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+ 6

+ 8
+13
+ 3

" +10' •" • - - 2- - • . 3 . +28
0
r+ 3
•: +1U
TT'"" 729 • r ~ 7 731
+ 7
+ 2 ,
o ' +25 . — 4
* 7
+ 9
- 1
+ a
+ 1
+27
- 3
+13
+ 3
•_o . + 5
- 3 •: +38
+ 7
+ 2
+ 9
- 2- v +2&
- 7

+ h
•iKf
* 9
+ 9
+11
+16

+ 8
TZ
+ 5
+ 9
+12

- 3
- 1
- 2
- 2

+ 2
n
+ 6
+ h
+ *5

- 7
-16

+32

+ u

+23
+26
. +32

+20
+17
- 7

r+13
721
+13
+10
+ 1

+ 9
Til
+ 3
+ 8
+19

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H. 11
DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES (Continued)

Percentage Changs$ from corresponding
.vaiuey
• fteri'od a yeST SCgo"(
• "• Federal" R e s e r v e " d i s t r i c t ' • '
Jan. - Month of Dec.18 De'cl 25* Jan. 1 Jan. 8 ! Jan. 15
and cijby
r
"Oct.- "" Nbv.emb'eir
1
St. Louis D i s t r i c t
L i t t l e Rock
Louisville
St. Louis
Memphis
Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
Minneapolis
St. Paul
: Duluth-Superior,
Kansas City D i s t r i c t
Denver.
• .
. V ; .chita
v
. Kansas City .
St. Joseph
, Oklahoma City
Tulsa.
Dallas:District
- Dallas
F o r t YJortlv .
Houston
San/Antonio .

--

•

-

.Ark.:
Ky.
.Mo. .
"Term: :
Minn. ..
,

' " ' +10'
no
+11
: + 9
• + .7
:
'

"&T'is.
Colo.
Kans.
Mo.

:Okla.
ii
Tex.

:

.
.
:

"
"

San Francisco D i s t r i c t
Calif.
Los Angeles Area
Oakland
San Francisco
.Ore.
Portland
:.
Utah
S a l t Lake City
.Wash.
Seattle

:

i
:
:

±7
73
+ U
+13

..

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+ 1
- 3
- 3
• 0
TU
+ 3
+ 1
r- 3
0
+.6
- 6
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+ 2
- 1
+ 1

• +27 *" 730
+31
+21
+28

r+10
7l5
+ u
+11
+ 7

+ 3
7T
+ 5
+ 1
+15

(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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0
7
h
1
5
6 .

r+ 7
-12
+11
+13
.7-8
+12
73
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:+ 8
-21
+lli
+25
+ 6
-18
+11 . +13
+11/
+13
-19
+ 6
- +25: , , + 8 : -30
•
+23"' ~42% r :+lU
-15

+ 7
TU
+10
+ 3
- 1
+ 9
+16

+-I

+
+

+11
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+27
+ 9

- 2
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5
- 2
0

+26
. +30
+21
- 2
+ 2
+31
- k •• +21

+-7
• 0
+ 8
+ "5
+ 9
+ 3
+ h

-5
-10
- 5
+ 1
- 2
- 1
- 2

+
+
+
+

£

* 3
+23
- 1
- 7
- 7

;
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2
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8
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+ 8
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0
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-15
- 2
+ 7
- 5
- 8

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The l a r g e increases., 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
C h r i s t m a s . f e l l on,Saturday and- the week t h e r e f o r e . i n c l u d e d f i v e days of heavy
pre-Christmas shopping as compared with t h r e e days l a s t year when Christmas
f e l l on Thursday..
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** Data", not a v a i l a b l e . "
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