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BOARD OF GOVERNORS, OF. THE FEDERAL RESERVE

October 24, 1947
. DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES
Percentage Change^from Corresponding Period a Year Ago
Federal Reserve d i s t r i c t
and c i t y ;

Juj.y

New York D i s t r i c t
Newark
Buffalo
New;York
Rochester .
Syrgpuse
Philadelphia D i s t r i c t
Philadelphia

+10
+ 4
+11
+ 5
+ 4

Conn,
Mass •

,« • •

R. I .

+ 9
r ?
+10
+ 8
+11
+13

N. J .
N. Y.

4 /
.
Sept.20 Sept,27 Oct , 4 Oct .11 O c t a e

+ 4
- 4
+ 1
- 3
+14

-9
^13"
i - -13
- 8
- 7
-16

+12 .
+..,7

- 5
. - 4

Pa.

+ 8
+17
+ '7
+ 8
- 1
+ 5
+ 5

D. C.
Md.

+ 4
+ 2
+ 5

-11
IT
-15

- 3
+T
- 9

Richmond D i s t r i c t
Washington
Baltimore
Atlanta D i s t r i c t
Birmingham'
Miami
Atlanta
New Orleans
NashviljLe

Ala.
Fla.
Ga.
La.
Tenn.

V 5
+ 5
+12
+ 2
+10 + 2

Chicago D i s t r i c t
(:}-:.f,ago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee

111.
Ind.
Mich,
Wis .

+ 6
+12
+6

1

+12




no

-

".
•
\

- 9
- 7
- 4
0 '
•
• + 6
**-18
- 7
;
- :3 '
-17
2
' ?
- 8
-14
-13
m 3
-ii

•'

'9
+ 7
+ 8
+17
+ 1

+17
+ 5
+13
+21
+32
+36
#f29
+27
#+42>
+14
+18

+15
#23
+16
+ 6

- 8
- 6
-10
-10
-12
- 9
-10

Ohio

'

+21

.

•10
+"6
+ 9
+ 9
+ 7
+10 , r
+ '9
•

Cleveland D i s t r i c t
Akrqn .
Cincinnati '
Cleveland
Columbus
Toledo.
Pittsburgh

• +18

+ 7

- 9
^
- 9
-11"
-10

:

+12
...w

Pa.

Week ending

- 6

+ 9

UNITED STATES
Boston D i s t r i c t
New Haven"
Boston
Springfield
Providence

Month of
August

+24
+23
+61
+ 3.
+25
+27
+16
>22
*+442

+ 8 J%r+ 1

+ 7

+ 9 ; -14
':;;52cr
+ 7 ' ,-.12
... +14 :; - . 7
+14 ' - 2 0

+ 7
+ 3
+ 3

+32--'-r+26£+23
1^18
+13
r+ 9
#+43 fr+34
+ 9
+ 4
+11
- 1

+' S#+3l
7'
-11

r+14
r+13

:+ 1
•rT

+ 6 "
+64
+20
r+ 9 •.'if- 2
+ 5
+. 1
+ 5
t w . +• 4 , ... - 2
;
+ 1
+ 6
+13
- 8
+ 4
- 4
*

' +23 ' + €
+ 8
W
+20
+ 4
'+14 .
+23
+ 6
+15
+16
+17 !
' +22
+22

'• +16
+25"
+22

+15
+13

+33"

r+ 7
+ 9
+ 3

- 4,
- 4

+ 9
+J 4 : z i
0
..+, 5.
+22
- 3 /•+,6 ,
+.15 :
. rr 5
+ 6
2
.r+'3\.
+10 ; > . y - , 4 2
+ ,6"
+13
+ 5
+13.
> 5"; ; +,2
+19
+14
+14
- 3

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+ 1
+ 3^ 5

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D E P A R T M E t f f 0 8 l W g $ | * . BY CITIES (Contiiiued)
Percentage Change f r o t ^ ^ m ^ p o n d i n g Period a Year Ago
Federal Reserve, d i s t r i c t
and c i t y

' ; + 8

St. Louis'District
L i t t l e Rock •
Louisville
S t . Louis
Memphis

Ark.
Ky.
'
Hp.
Tenn.

Minneapolis D i s t r i c t '
- Minneapolis •
• S t . Paul
• Duluth-Superior
Kansas City D i s t r i c t
Denver
Wichita
Kansas City •
S t . Joseph
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
. Dallas D i s t r i c t •
Dallas
Port Worth. ;
• Houston
San \hntonio •

J a n . - " Month of
July
August

I E
+ 8
+16 "
+13.

"

"MUs

Okla.

Tex.

"

Ore.
Utah
Wash.

+ 9
TT
+16
+11
- 4

-

+20
+14
+23
+20
+14

- 1
+ 1

j H
1 + 1

•J 6

- 9

- 4
- 6
- 4

+10
- 9
- 6

+10
+ 9
+10
+ 9
+21

+ 4 •
+ 6 + 8 .
- 4
+ 4
+13
+ 1

+
+
+

UL
+ 8

+,4
+ 4
+ii
+ 8
+ 4

+ 4
+ 7
. +10

+
+

+ 1
t-;4
r+ 1
- 2
+ 2
r+ 5
r+ 2

+11

+ 5

+ 6
+14
+21
+10
+ 1

+ 5
+ 8
3
+11
+16
8
r

r- 4
"TT
+ 1
-11
- 3

0
i ±
2
,.o .
0 .
2
2 '
+ 9
4
+12
l
4
7 .

0
- 5
+12
- 9
+18
+ 8
+ 3

1 3
+ 4
- 1
+ 1

1
+
5
7
5
2 : +
1 "• -1
-

- 3
- 1
-13
0
+ 5
-11
- 4

0
-13
. - 7

r—-Revised.
# In using year agio"comparisons f o r t h e c i t i e s of New York and Newark i n ' t h e s e
weeks allowance should be made f o r t h e f a c t t h a t l a s t year t h e r e were work
stoppages i n the /trucking i n d u s t r y ,
,
* In using year ago,- comparisons i o r the week ending September 27, 1947 allowance
should be made f o r the f a c t ; t h a t s t o r e s i n t h e City of P i t t s b u r g h were open
only one day l a s t year owin£ t o a power s h o r t a g e . No f i g u r e i s shown f o r
the week ending*. October 4 , jL947. because s t o r e s were c l o s e d during the e n t i r e
week l a s t year;"
' ' ./;•
• ----** In t h i s week sales- i n t h e c i t i f e s of Miami and New Orleans. r e f l e c t s t o r e c l o s i n g s
because of a hurricane .
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0
5
6
1
1

(Not a v a i l a b l e f o r p u b l i c a t i o n )
+16
+ 6
+ 4
+23
+14
+21
+23

•
i
:
:
i
•

+ 5
+10
0

r+ 6

+ 1

+ 7
+ 5
+ 4
+ 9
- 4
+ 6
+15

+7

+ 7

~

- 5
rTT
-11
- 9
- 6
- 6
- 8

i v
Calif »

-10
ZT?
- 8
-11
-18

i +. 8
: +ii
; -,3
+ 9
. + 9
+ 3
+ 6

I
! + 6

':

San Francisco D i s t r i c t
Los Angeles Area
Oakland
San F r a n c i s c o
Portland
S a l t Lake City
Seattle
r.

r +11
it a
i + 4

Minn.

Colo.
Kans.
Mo.

7

Week ending
S e p t . 2 0 Sept $27 Oct. 4 Oct .11 Oct.18