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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RES1RVE SYSTEM
i FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 6, 1958.
WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES A M ) AREAS
Percentage change from corresponding

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and.City

4 mos»
1958

UNITED STATES
Boston Dip. brict
. Metropolitan Areas
Boston
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell
City
Springfield

(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
May 10 I May 1? 1 May 24 . May 31
1

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Mass.
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Philadelphia District
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Del.
Trenton
N. J.
Lancaster
Pa.
PhiladelphiaReading
Scranton
Wilkes -Barre —Hazle ton




Ohio

Pa.
W.Va.&Ohio

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+

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~ 7
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+ 7
- 4
-10

-5
- 9
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+ 4
+ 1
-20

+18
+29
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- 2

- 4

-12

-19

+ 4

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Metropolitan Areas
Buffalo
N e Y.
- 6
New York-N.E. New JerseyN.Y,-N.J. - + 2
Newark
N, J.
- 8
New York
N. Y.
- 3 ,
Rochester
- 6
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Syracuse
- 6

Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington'
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Downtown Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Youngstown
Erie
Pittsburgh
Wheeling-Steubenville

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS

Percentage change.from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amount)
Week ending
May 10 I May 17 I May 2U 1 May 31
1#8

^Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City
Richmond District
Metropolitan Areas
Washington
Downtown Washington
Baltimore
Downtox-m Baltimore
Richmond
Atlanta District
Metropolitan Areas
Birmingham
Mobile
Jacksonville
Miami
Downtown Miami
Atlanta
Augusta
New Orleans
Knoxville
City
Tampa
Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Grand Rapids
Milwaukee
St. Louis District
Metropolitan Areas
Little Rock
Louisville
St. Louis
Memphis
Minneapolis District
Metropolitan Areas
Mpls.-St. Paul
Mpls. and Suburbs
St. Paul
Cities
Duluth-Superior




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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STCRE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND CITIES (Continued)

Percentage change from corresponding
I period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
U mos.
l
May 10 1 May 17 1 May 2k 1 May 31 '
1#8

Federal Reserve District
Area, and City

Kansas City District
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Topeka
Wichita
Kansas City
St. Joseph
Albuquerque
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
City
Joplin
Dallas District
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Fort Worth
Houston
San Antonio
San Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles-Long Beach
Downtown Los Angeles
Westside Los Angeles
Sacramento
San Diego
San Francisco-Oakland
San Francisco City
Oakland
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle
Spokan
Tacoma
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Mo.
N, Mex.
Okla.
Mo.

Tex.

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+ 7
+ 2
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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102