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and c i t y
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• 'united s t a t e s
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New Haven
Boston
Springfield
Providence
New York D i s t r i c t
Newark
:
* Buffalo
New York
Rochester : Syracuse
Philadelphia

+8;

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Week e n d i n g

S e p t , 1 1 * S e p t .18 S e p t . 2 5 O c t . 2 c k t T ' e

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2

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+ 7

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+13
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+ 1
+ 2
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+ 4
+ 7
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Akron
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Toledo
Pittsburgh'

Pa.

Richmond D i s t r i c t
Washington
Baltimore

D. C.
Md.

+2

+ 6
+T

+ 9
+ 7
+ 6

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- 5

+14
+13
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+14
+24
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+12
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+ 7
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Milwaukee

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DEPARTMENT STORE S A L E S , BY C I T I E S

(Continued)

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 o i t y

S t . Louis D i s t r i c t
L i t t l e Rock '
Louisville
St V'; Louis:-;.,
Memphis

Ark.
Ky.
•Mo.
Term.

Month of
"July-T- - August

- +10,;.
+10
+12
+ 9
.... + 6

Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
" 1±:
+ 8 ,
Minneapolis
Minn»
+ :4
"
S t . Paul
+15
Duluth-Superior . . " W i s .
Kansas C i t y D i s t r i c t
Denver
' Wichita
Kansas C i t y
S t . Joseph
Oklahoma,. C i t y
Tulsa
Dallas D i s t r i c t
Dallas •
^ P o r t ;Vorth
Houston
San Antonio

Colo.
Kans .
i'io .
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Okla.

Tex.

San F r a n c i s c o D i s t r i c t
Angeles Area
Calif.
;• Oakland
San F r a n c i s c o
Ore.
Portland .
. S a l t Lake C i t y
Utah
Vvash.
-Seattle

,
..

+14
TiF •
+16
+14
+13
+ 8
+12
+ 7
+ 3

Week ending
Se pt .11*. Sept .18 S e p t . 2 5 O c t . 2 O c t . S
••
+12
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- 1
+ 8
+25

• tv .
+ 9
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+14

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+ 2
+16
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- 2
+12
+32

- 3
-11
,
+10
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0 •
- 5
-12
- 4

+ 2
- 1
+10
+ 7
- 4
- 2
- 3

+ 6
+11
+26
+11

+12
+ 8
+ -7+29
+ 6

+20
+16
- 5
+54
+ 8

+32
+21
+ 9
+74- •
+24

+ 6
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+ 3
+ 4
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- 1
+ 9

+13 : +11
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(Not a v a i l a b l e f o r p u b l i c a t i o n )

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+ 5
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+ 4
+ 4

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+ -6 .
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+ 9
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+14
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+ 2
+13

+13
+ 3
+ 8
+35
+10

+18
+12
+14
+36
+12

+ 7
+ 2
+ 5
+ 9
+11
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+ 9
+18
+ 1
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+ 2
+13

- 2

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- 4
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+

In u s i n g year- ago comparisons f o r t h e week, ending September 11 allowance should
be made f o r t h e f a c t t h a t i n observance of t h e Labor Day h o l i d a y s t o r e s i n
many c i t i e s were c l o s e d t h i s y e a r d u r i n g t h e week ending September 11 whereas
l a s t y e a r t h e y were c l o s e d d u r i n g t h e p r e v i o u s ' week.
** Data n o t a v a i l a b l e .
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