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November 15, 1948

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E0ERAL Khbc'RVE dA.r:
DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES
Percentage Change from Corresponding Period a Year Ago

Federal. Reaerye d i s t r i c t
and- c i t y . . .
•UNITED-SMES__
Boston D i s t r l & t
New Haven .
Boston
• - Springfield •
Providence
New York D i s t r i c t
Newark
> Buffalo
New York
Rochester
Syracuse

' Conn. :. '
toss i ; , •

N. J .
N. Y. . .

Philadelphia District,
Philadelphia
Pa.
Cleveland D i s t r i c t
Cincinnati
Cleveland
• Columbus
• Toledo
1
Pittsburgh

v

, Ohio

Pa.

i' •
+ 8
:

,.t 3
+ 7
+ 1

+10
+15
+15
+24 - " 710 .. .
+18"
+ 5 "' +12
+14
+10 • +10
+19
+17
+28
+11

+ 6
+ 5
. +10
+ 5
+11
+ 5

+ 6
;t 5
. +14
+ 4
+10
+ 3

+11
+ 8

111
. +11

.

Atlanta District
Birmingham
Miami
• Atlanta
Nev: Orleans
Nashville"

.Ala. ; .
-Fla.
.Ga.
La.
Tenn

+10
+15
+ 7
+ 8
+14
+ 7

+1.1
+13
+ E'+ S
+17
+ 6-

111.
Ind.
Mich.
Wis.

+ 9
+ 5
+ 5
+10
+14

+
+
+
+
+

' +11
,+ 5
-,+ 9

3
2
5
6
5

+12
+ % . ...

+19
+12
+16

+1
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+12" ' ' + 1 3
+12" "• +10

+ 5

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'lid.
.

+11

+11
+16
+17+ 8
'+18 '
' +17

" . + 9
+14
' + 8
. + 8
-- +15 •
. +14

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




-

+11

+ 5
+17
+ 4
+12
+ 8

no
+ 8
+ 8
+10
—'•-+13 .
, ,+ 9
. :+ 9

j

S e t . 9 Oct". 16 Oct.23 o & r . m Nov." 6

Vo

t 2

+ 6
.+ 5
+2

Chicago D i s t r i c t
Ch3.C9.gO
Ix:.rli?-napolis
Detroit
Milwaukee

Week ending ,

Month of
• • ' S g f - '"September
t•

. j..

*•

'

+ 2

- 8

+ 3

- 7

+ 3 1 "• - 6
+ 6
- 7
- 3•
-11

+18
. +12
+15
+20
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+14

+ 7
r+ 4
+ 9
+ 5
r+33
- 5

- 3
- 8
- 5
- 2
- 1
-10

+22
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+ 5
+T

- 2
- 2

+ 9
-10
+14
+ 1- 9
+12
- 6
+ 6
>13
+ 2 • - 7
+11 ' -13

+14
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+19
+21 *
+10 ..

- +14.
+15
+17
+21
+30
+20

£

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+23
+14
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+23
+20
+14

+11
+10
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+ 5
+ 5

+ 7
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+15
+19

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+12
+24
+ir

+ 3
+14
+ 4

+16
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+14
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+ 6
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+14
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+11
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- 2

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0
-11
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- 5
- 7

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DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, .BY CITIES .(Continued)
'"."""Percentage Change from Corresponding' Period a Year Ago

F e d e r a l 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

. Aug.
:

•Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.

Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
Minneapolis
Minn.
S t . Paul
- Duluth-Superi'or
'"ScYHs .
Kansas City D i s t r i c t
Denver
Wichita
Kansas City
St - Joseph
..Oklahoma City
Tulsa
Dallas D i s t r i c t
Dallas •
F o r t worth
Houston
San . ai t on io

Colo.
Kans .
Ho--;
Qkla.

Tex.

San F r a n c i s c o D i s t r i c t
L<)-: .onge-les a r e a
Calif.
Oakland
"
S.sr F r a n c i s c o
"
'/"Portland
Ore.
S a l t Lake City
Utah
•Seattle
.
V/ash.
r - . .R e v i s e d .

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




.

;

,

•

Week ending

Month of
September

-tio
+11
+12
+10
+ 6

+ 8
?12
+10
+ 5
+10

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+ 9
+5
+13

+ 1
+ 5
0
+ 1

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+ 4
+11
+10
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+12
+19

+ 2
+ 1
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+ 3
- 8
-- 4
+ 2

+12
+ 6
+10
+27
+10

+15
+ 6
+ 4
+43
+11

+ 9
+ 2
+ 9
+ 4
+11
+ 4
+ 4

+ 2
- 3
+10
+10
+ 6
+ 2
+ 6

Oct. 9 Oct.16 Oct.23 Oct .30 Nov. 6
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+15 '
+11 '
+ 9
+11

+ 9

+13
+34
+ 2
+12
+ 7
+12
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+
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1
6
5
3
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- 3

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