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• P e r c e n t a g e Change f r o m Corresponding- P e r i o d 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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UNITED STATES
Boston D i s t r i c t
New Haven
Boston
'Springfield .
Providence
New York D i s t r i c t
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Buffalo
New York
Rochester
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• Syracuse

+14
' + 8
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+10
+ 6
5 + 4

Conn.
Mass ,
R. I .
N. J .
N. Y.

Philadelphia District
Philadelphia
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Clevelaaad D i s t r i c t
Akron
. Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus.
T o l e d o . ) ,
• P i t t s b u r g h ,• .

Pa. .

Richmond D i s t r i c t
Washington •
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Ohio

"Atlanta' D i s t r i c t '
Birmingham
Miami
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Atlanta
New Orleans.
Nashville

Ala. .
Fla.
Ga.
La..
Tenn.

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

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Ind.
Mich.
Wis.




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DEPARTMENT STORE SaLES, BY CITIES ( C o n t i n u e d )
P e r c e n f ^ S T G h a n g e , # r c p j 3 o r r e s p o n d i n g P e r i o d a Year Ago
Jan.Mar.

Federal Reserve d i s t r i c t
and c i t y
S t . Louis' D i s t r i c t
L i t t l e Rock
Louisville
S t . Louis
Memphis

Ark*Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.

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= + 6

Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
Minn.
.Minneapolis
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S t . Paul
"mi
Duluth-Superior

+17
+12
+21

Kansas C i t y D i s t r i c t
Denver
.Wichita .
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Oklahoma C i t y
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Dallas D i s t r i c t
Dallas .
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Houston
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San F r a n c i s c o D i s t r i c t
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"Los A n g e l e s Area
Oakland
San F r a n c i s c o
Ore.
- Portland
Utah
. S a l t Lake C i t y
Wash.
Seattle

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+ 6

+ 5

+6

+ 9

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+ 7
+20
+ 9

+14
+15
+l6
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+16

+13

+10

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April l /
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- 5
+ 6
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Week e n d i n g
May 3

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+ 8
+19
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* Data n o t a v a i l a b l e ,
l / D u r i n g March and A p r i l c h a n g e s f r o m a y e a r ago r e f l e c t i n p a r t t h e f a c t t h a t l a s t
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y e a r . E a s t e r was qn A p r i l 2 1 , w h i l e t h i s y e a r i t was -on A p r i l 6 . F o r t h i s . .
r e a s o n i t i s e s t i m a t e d t h a t i n comparison w i t h l a s t year allowance should be
made f o r qp. i n c r e a s e i n s a l e s of a b o u t 5 p e r : c e n t f o r t h e month of March a s a
w h o l e and f o r a c o r r e s p o n d i n g d e c r e a s e f o r t h e month of A p r i l a s a w h o l e .
The l a r g e i n c r e a s e f o r t h i s vfeek r e f l e c t s i n p a r t t h e f a c t t h a t l a s t y e a r s a l e s
w e r e r e d u c e d b e c a u s e of a power s h o r t a g e .
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