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BOARD OF GOVtiEMtb Of THE FEDMtAL HESEKVL SYSTEM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 1957.
WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SAIS8

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
„
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Jan.Wee] ending '
s
k
Sept# "Pet, 51 OcT 12 j Oct» 19j Oct. 26
.

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City
UNITED STATES
Boston District
Metropolitan Areas
Boston
Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
Quincy
Lowell
City
Springfield
New York District
Metropolitan Areas
Buffalo
New York-N.E. New Jersey
Newark
New York
Rochester
Syracuse
Philadelphia District
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Trenton
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
Scranton
Wilkes-Barre—Hazleton
Cleveland District
Metropolitan Areas
Lexington
Akron
Canton
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
Toledo
Erie
Pittsburgh
Wheel ing-S teubenville




• SEIECTED CITIES AND AREAS

+ 2

0

-2
Mass,

r- 1

- 7

0
2
5
h
0
i

- 8
-16
+ 9
+17
+ 9
- k

0

- 1

-11

+ i
t

- 6

-17

+
+

I
I

- 1

-

+20

.

N. Y.
N.Y.-N.J.
N. J. '
N. Y.

»

,

N

+ I
+ 6
- 3
*
- 3
0

-12
- 5
- 6
-12
- U
- -13

+ 2
Del.
N. J..
Pa. '

«

II
II
II

+ 2

+ 8
+ 2
- 1
+ 1
+11
0
0

+10
+ 3
+11
0

+ 1

+

9

+ 3
0
- 1

"

Ky.
Ohio

Pa.
"

l
fV.Va*&Ohio
i

+
+
+
+

8
2
5
3
0
0
h
6
0
k
k

+21
- 6
+12
- 8
- 3
+ 1 U

-21
-3
- U
2
+ 9

- 1

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we^klt Department stoke sales - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)

Federal Reserve District,
. Area, and City
Richmond District
Metropolitan Areas
Washington Downtown Washington
Baltimore •
Downtown Baltimore
Richmond
Atlanta District
Metropolitan -Areas
Birmingham
.Mobile
Jacksonville
Miami
Miami City
Atlanta
Augusta
New Orleans
Knoxville
Nashville
City

.. . .

±1
D. C.
Md.
Va..

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




+ 3

h
- h
+ 9
- $

+ 2
+ 1
• + 5
- 5
- k

+

-

2

+ 1
0
-

2

+ 7
+ 1
- 7

+ 2
Ala.
1
1
Fla.
Ga.
Tenn.

+ 1
+ 6
- 1
+11
0
+ 3
+ 7
- 1

- 8

+13
+11
• +15
+ -2

+1U
+13
- 1
+17
+ 6
+ 1
-12
+ 6
- 7
+12

+ 1
+ 2

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r- & •
r-10
- 3
if
: -33.
r- 1 :

+ 2
+" 1
+ k
+ 3

•+ 6

Fla.
Chicago District
metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
. Milwaukee •

Percentage change frem corresponding
period a year ago 'V
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Jan.Vifeek ending
Sept. "Get. 5| Oct. 12) Oct. 19; Oct. 26

-17
-5
"• 5
r+12.
r— U' •
- 1
—. ,9 •
+10
- 1
— 1

+
-

0,
1.
h
3
3

r+ 1
+13 .
- 9
- 9
+1k
- 2

- 3
- 9.
. +; 4
+ l

- 9
- 2

Ind.
Mich.
Wis.

+ 1

+ h
0
-+

u.

+16
- k

2

> 1

-16

tl

+
+
+

5
h
.3
5

.+ 1
-17
+ 2

+ 1

111. •

- 3

+
-

- k
~\6
• 0
- 9

Ark. .
%.
Mo.
Tenn.

- 2
- 1
+ 2

+ 2

+ 2 :

Minn;

+ 2
+ 3
0

+ 2
0
+ 7

+ 2
+ 1
•-3

Minnv&Wis.

+ 2

- 7

+ 1

+
+
+
-

- 2

+ 3

- 6

5
1
1
S

1
3
k
1

. 0
- 1
+ 1
•

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SEIECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Jan.Week ending
Sept. "*Dct. 51 Oct. 112( Oct, l?| Oct0 26

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City
Kansas City District
Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Topeka
"Wichita
St. Joseph
Albuquerque
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
Cities
Joplin
Kansas City
Dallas District
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Fort Ynorth
Houston
San Antonio

+ 1
+
+
-

Col.
Kans.
"
Mo.
N. Hex.
OkLa.
"

1
1
k
6
2

+ 2

+ 3
-13
- 6
+ 6
+ 1
+ 3
+ 2

Mo.
"

- h,
- 1

+10
+ 1

- 2

,12
Tex.
»
1
1

"
"

+ 2
+ 3

+5

+10
+ 1

1
+ 2

+ 8
+ 4
- 2
r- 1
-3
- 3
- 2
-20
+ h

+ 5
-5
- i
+1k
o

+ 2
0
- 1
-3
- 1
+ 2
+ 2
0
- U

r—Revised.

*—Data not available.




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- 7
-11
+21
- k
- 1
- 2
-11
- 2
+ 6
+ k

-5
-7
0

-1

+ 2

u

+ 8
-18

11

San Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles-rLong Beach Calif.
1
1
Downtown Los Angeles
Viestside Los Angeles
"
Sacramento
"
San Diego
"
1
1
San Francis co-Oakland
San Francisco City
"
Oakland
"
Portland
Ore.
Salt Lake City
Utah.
Seattle
Yvash.
Spokane
"
Taccma
"

+ 2
- 1
+ 3

- 2
+ 2
-13
- 1- 7
0

r+ 5
- 2
+ 2
+11
- h
- 3

r

+ 6
-1
+ 2

+7
- 3
- 2

- 5

: !
l
•15

-12
0
- 1
- 1
-23

2

-5

- 7

-5

0

-5

- 9

+ 2
+U5

- 2

o
- i
- 5
- 5
- 8
- u
- 4
-13
-9
-33
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0
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