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BOARD OF. GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
November 22, 1946

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DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY- CITIES
Percentage Change from Corresponding Period a Year Ago
Federal Reserve district
. and. city . . .
.

Jan.Aug.

Week ending

Month of
Sept.

y

Oct.19 Oct.26|nov. 2 Nov. 9 I ^ / l 6

UNITED" STATES

4^ I

5R

+30

+31 •

+24

+23

+17

Boston District
New Haven
Boston
Springfield
Providence

+26
+25
+26
+21
+25

+33 •
+33
+ 36
+24
+23

+25
+32,
+26
+11
+24

154
+31
+42
+17
+21

+14
120.
+33
+18
•
+16 - +23
+16
+12
+ .8
+12.

Conn.
Mass.
"

R.I.

New York District
Newark
Buffalo
New York
Rochester . .
.
Syracuse

N.J.
N.Y.
i
t
;

»
"

Philadelphia District
Philadelphia

Pa.

+ 56
. +37

+2£
+25

Cleveland District
Akron
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Toledo
Pittsburgh

Pa.

+30
+20
+53
+29
+30
+23.
+ 37-

Richmond- District
Washington
Baltimore

D.C.
Md.

+24
+21
+24

Ohio 1

Atlanta District
Birmingham
Miami
Atlanta
New Orleans
Nashville

Ten%.

Chicago District
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee

111.
Ind.
m,ch.
vuwa.

Ala.
Fla.
Ga.

S3ti


AM Will


+ 3
**- 1 **- 9 . * < 1 4
+ 5
+22
+21
**- 2 **- 2 **-12
+ 39
+27
+16
+49
+34
+43

+25
+27
+29
+20
+35
+49

. 131
+38
+32
+38
+30
+38

+ 31
+23
+32
+29
+26
+31
+35

+12
- +23
+15
+25
+55

' +29
+20
+ 33

+18;
+13
+ 23

+16
+ 7
+23

+ 34
+ 27
+26
+ 31
+46
+ 30 •
• +3&
+ 32
+ 25
r+42
+ 36
+42 .
.

. ±21
+22
+28
+29
+24
+ 37

+ 30
+ 55
+ 38
+%3
+ 18
+.39

+ 32
+ 30
+ 22
+ 35
+ 44

V+25
+ 24
+ 20
+ 24
+ 26

+ 31
+ 32
+ 26
+ 27
+ 34
1V»3S3j

+27
+29
+38
+ 35
+ 33
+27
+ 7

-+21

+28
. +27

?

.134
+ 33
+ 27
+ 35
+ 44

1

+32
+ 22

r+23
+19

. +20"

;

r+22
+28
+29
r+19.
+28
r+33
+13
+16

. +24 •
127
+33
+29
+21 +27
128.
+30
+25
+28 •
+27
+31
+26
+21

+28
+21
+27
+13
+.16 :. +18. •
+ 21
+24
+23
+ 21 . +29/
+24
' +23
+33
+24
+23
+25
+20
+35 - +21
+50
±_8
+ 5
+10

r+16 ' i M
+ 9
• +15
+19
4-16
r+16
+ 15

+29
+20 ' r+ 9
+18
+ 16
+21
+ 34
+23
+ 23
+ 17
+ 20
+ 28

+23;
+ 23
+30...
+15
+30
+ 29 •

+ 25- " +24
+ 23 .
+24
+ 18
+ 15
+ 26
+ 25
+ 26
+ 32

DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES (Continued)
Percentage Change from Corresponding Period a Year Ago
Federal Reserve district
and city
St. Louis District'
Little Rock
Louisville
St. Louis
Memphis
Minneapolis District
Minneapolis
St. Paul"
.Duluth-Superior
Kansas City District
Denver
Wichita
Kansas City ,
St. Joseph
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
Dallas District
Dallas
Fort Worth
Houston
San Antonio
San Francisco .District
Los Angeles Area
Oakland
San Francisco
Portland
Salt Lake City
Seattle

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
' Tenn.Minn.
"

"&Wis.
Colo.
Kans.
"&Mo.
Mo.
Okla.
"

Tex.
"

"

Calif. •
"

1
1
Ore.
Utah
Wash.

Jan.Aug.

Month of
Sept.

+31
+24
+30
+32
+31

+33
+22
+39 .
+33
+39 ,

+35
+37
+34
+16

+59
+46
+44
+25

Week ending
Oct.19 Oct.26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 N o < 1 6
+24
+18
+32
+17
+17

i?5
+12
+:9.
+27
+30

+24
+16
+26
+23
+28

+24
+17
+39
+21
+22

(Not available for publication)

+27
+34
+18
. +25+35
+19
+20

+28
+35'
+24
+26
+25.
+26
+54

+35
+24
+55
+30

+36
+36
+33
+ 51
+ 33

+23
+15
+ 22
+38
+ 32

151
r+36
- +29
r+26
r+25
+ 55
+26

+27
+ 28
+ 20
+26
+ 27
+ 36
+ 18

^26
+30 ;
+22
+19
+ 26
+33
+ 18

i§2
+19
+24
+30
+50

r+33
r+20
+53
+34
+40
+16
+34.
+30
+12
+ 1
+37
+19
+24
+17
+21
+20
+14
+27
+21

r+18
r+12
+,23 #- 9
+ 8
+13
+29
+33
+ 4 • + 4
+12
+13
+ 7
+24
+16
+12
r+ 7
+26
+18

+ 28
+27
+31 ' +52
• +38
+16
+23
+23
+ 21
+21
+24
+ 21
+ 23
+21

+25
+59
+28
+24
+25
+ 25
+26

r+29 ' +25
+34
+24
+24
+17
+27
+28
+21
r+18
+ 18
+11 '
+13
+20
+ 16
+ 12"

±16
+ 14
+ 24
+ 15
+24
.+ 1
+ 16

r—Revised.
* Data not available.
'
** During these weeks sales in the Cities of New York and Newark were reduced because
of work stoppages in the trucking industry.
$ During this week sales in Denver were affected by unseasonably heavy snowstorms.





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