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H. 11
DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES
(Based on Dollar Amounts)
Federal Reserve district
and cityUNITED STATES
-Conn.
Mass.
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R.I.

New York District
Newark
Buffalo
New York
Rochester
Syracuse

N. J.
N.Y.
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Philadelphia District
Philadelphia
Pa.

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- 7

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- 9
- 8

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Richmond District
Washington
Baltimore

D.C.
Md.

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Atlanta District
Birmingham
Miami
Atlanta
New Orleans
Nashville

Ala.
Fla.
Ga.
La.
Tenn.
111.
Ind.
Mich.
Wis.




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Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee

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Akron
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Toledo
Pittsburgh '

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Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
Jan, - Month of
Sept. 3 Sept. 10 Sept. 17 Sept. 2U Oct.
July
August
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Boston District
New Haven
Boston
Springfield
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DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES (Continued)
Federal Reserve district
and city
St. Louis District
Little Rock
Louisville
St. Louis
Memphis

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.

Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
Jan. — Month of
Sept. 3 Sept. 10 Isept. 17Sept.2b Oct. 1
July
August
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- 2

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- 3

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Minneapolis District
Minneapolis
Minn.
St. Paul
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Duluth-Superior
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Denver
Colo.
Wichita
Kans.
Kansas City
Mo.
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Oklahoma City
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Tulsa
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Dallas
Fort Worth
Houston
San Antonio

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