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12, 1953.

BOARD OF GOVERNOR^OF THE _,T?7_.„_
STORE SALES IN SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS
DEPARTMENT STORE i
(Based on; D o l l a r )
1

Federal Reserve D i s t r i c t , Area, and City

United S t a t e s
Boston D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
New Haven
Lowell-Lawrence
Cities
Downtown Boston
Springfield
Providence

2

L

-percentage change from corresponding
/
period a year ago
'
/
Jan,-I
Week ending
^
Apr, ) "May 16 { May 23 I May 30 I "June b
' t J k

+_6

+ 3
Conn.
Mass.
Mass.

+ 6

t S

;y

+_2

+ 8

- 9

z J ,

- 3
+ 10

0
+ 26

- 3
+15 .

-15
+ L .

- 2
+ h

+ 2
+ 1
0

+ 8
+ 20
+13

+

-

R. I .

$:
+13
+ 21

>11
- a
- 6

-

- 6
+ 2
- u

New York D i s t r i c t
' Metropolitan Areas
Buffalo
Rochester
Syracuse
Cities
New York
Newark

- 1

+ 9

+JL

•z_k

- 3

N. Y.

+ U
+ u
+ 7

+ 11
+26
+17

+ 7
+ 22
+ 8

. r- 5
- 1
r+ U

+ U
0
+ l

N. Y.
N» J •

. - u
+ 1

+ 6
•+15

+ 5
+10.

- 5
-2

- 5
- 6

Philadelphia D i s t r i c t
City
Philadelphia

Pa.

Cleveland D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan. Areas
Akron
Cincinnati
Columbus
.Toledo
Erie
Cities
Cleveland
Pittsburgh

1 1

Chicago D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit ! Milwaukee




+19

+12

r-_U

- 3

0

+18

+10

r

-1*

tJ±

+11

+ 8

+
+
+
+
+

4 h
+ 9
+ 8
+12
+22

+ 8
+ 7
+ 9
+ 8

+ 1

0

+1U
+10

t_3
0
- 3
+ 1
+ 1

0

-2

+10

Ohio
Pa.

Ala.
Fla.
Ga«
La.
Term.

111.
Ind.
Mich.
Wis.

+ 8
+1U
+13
+ 9
+ 20

+ 9
+ 9

- 5
- 5

+ 6
+ 7

±12

+ 9

r-s. 9

- 8

+10
+ 7
+18
+12

+12
+ 8
+ 7
+12

-1U
-1L
-10
- 5

- 9
-11
-11
- 7

+ 6

+ 6

+ 13

0

+ 5
0
+ 5
+ 3
0
+ 8
+10

+ 2
+ 7
+ 23
+ 8
- 1
+ U
+ h

+ 3
- h
- 2
+ h
- 1
+ 7
+1U

+ 10
+ 8
r+ 9
+ 8
+1U
- +12
+ 21

+ 5
-13
- h
- 2
0
+ 3

+_9

Pa.

6
9
1

+ 6

Ohio

Richmond D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Washington
D• C.
Downtown Washington
Baltimore
Md.
Richmond
Va.
Atlanta D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Birmingham
Jacksonville
Miami
Atlanta
Augusta
New Orleans
Nashville

'

+11

- 1

+ 13

h

8
8
5
2

+ 1
+ 7
+10
+ 3

•+
+
+

+ \

.

+ 5
+ b
+18
+ h

+12
+ 8
+ 9
\ +- 8

3
h

•

.

+
+
-

5

0

2

7
8

+12
+10
+11
+ 9

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DEPAR2mNT STORE SALES IN SEIECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)
(Based on D o l l a r Amounts)

F e d e r a l Reserve D i s t r i c t , Area, and City

S t . Louis D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
L i t t l e Rock
Louisville
S t . Louis
Memphis
Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Minneapolis-St. Paul
Minneapolis City
S t . Paul City
Cities
Duluth-Superior .
Kansas City D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Topeka
Wichita
S t . Joseph
Oklahoma City Tulsa
City
Kansas City
Dallas D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
F o r t Y.orth
Houston
San Antonio
San Francisco D i s t r i c t
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles
DoY.-ntovm Los Angeles
T.estside Los Angeles
San Diego
San Francis co-Oakland
San F r a n c i s c o City
Oakland City
Portland
S a l t Lake City
Seattle
Spokane
r—Revised.




Percentage change from corresponding
p e r i o d a y e a r ago
j a n . --I '
Week ending.
! Apr. ( May 16 ( May 23 I Hay 30 | June 6

1 ^

+ 3
Ark.
Ky. .
Mo.
Term.

Page 2 .

+ 10

r-* 18

+ 16

+11

+ 29

+ 7

+ 11

+ 9
+ 11

- 8

+12
4ll

+17
+ 21

+17
+13

+_L

Z ±

+ 10

- 1
+ k

+ 2

+ -U
+ 5
+ k

+

9

+_l

Minn.

1_5

+ 2

+ Ij.

+ 10

+ 2
+ 8

+ 12

4 5

Minn.
"
1
1

-

2

- 3

+ 8

+ l

+ 9

-

2

- 3

+ 9

0

is.

h

0

t_5

r+ 5

+ 3

- 2
+ 5

+ l
+17

k

- 2
- 1
- 2

+ 8
+ 11
0
+ 19

- 8
+ 11
+18
+11

-

2

+
Colo.
Kans.

+ 5

Mo.
Okla.

+ 5

+

+ 2

"

+

k

Mo.

+

"

"

0
+11
+ 5

+19

+ 5

+ 8

+1U

-12

+ o
+ U
+ 9

.

+ 20
+ 23

+ 9

r+ 9

+ 8

-11
- 5
-15
- 7

h

Tex.

+ 23
+ 1

+ 21

+ 6

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ii——

0

-26

+ k

z_5

z l

+ 6
0
+ 6
0
+ 5

- 9
-10
- 3
- 8
0
- 2
+ 2
+ 7
-IS
+ 6
- 7

+

Ore.
Utah
wash.

h

+ 5
+ 7
+ 7

+

h

+ 7

!
j

/+ 7
+ 6

- 2

+ 6

Calif.

+ 3

+32
+23
+ 2k

-12
- h
- 1
- 6
- 5

-11
+ h
+ 3
- 3

+13
+ 111

*-Data not a v a i l a b l e .

+18

0

+ 2
+ 9
- b

- 8

+11

- 6
+ 2
- U

+ 17

+
.

+ 7

h

-20

-17
-17
-16
- 6
- 8
+ 6
- 8

+12
+2k
-10
+ 2
- 2
+ 9

+

h

0
+ 8
0

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