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FEDERAL RESERVE SYS'M

BOARD

V.

OF THE RDfiRi

M E E M W CLEi'CUM
September 13, 1946

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- .. • DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES '
P e r c e n t a g e Change f r o m Correspondi-ng--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

Week e n d i n g
June

"July

A u g . 1 0 Aug . 1 7 * Aug.24 A u g . 3 1 S e p t . 7

UNITED STATES

'• ' +27

+30

+9.2

Boston D i s t r i c t
New Haven
Boston
S p r i n g f - i e Id ' • •
Providence

• +23
T2T
+23
•
+16 • " •
+21 •

+29 '
+27
+26
+27
+32

+19
+19
+19
+24
+24

+121
+108
+134
+100
+120

+34
.... m
+28
• +35
+27
+ 33

+39
+45"
+30
+40
+32
+41

*36
+^3
+28
+37
+28
+ 34

' +T56
' +194
+ 131
+166
+90
+108

+19
+13

' +104.
+107

+29

+25
+27
+29
; +22.
+ 37
+ 19
+TS"
+20

New York D i s t r i c t
Newark
Buffalo.
New York
Rochester
Syracuse

R.I.
N.J.
N.Y.

* +32 '.

••
•

Philadelphia District
Philadelphia
Pa.

+27
+24

Cleveland D i s t r i c t
-Akron- :
Cincinnati
Cleveland
'-Columbus
"'Toledo:
Pittsburgh
.

Pa.

+27
+17
+31 + 25
+27
+ 18
+ 33 '

Richmond- D i s t r i c t
• Washington.
- Baltimore . ,

D.C.
Md.

. +22"
•' +Zo'
+21

At l'arit a" D i s t r i c t •
Birmingham .
Miami
Atlanta
New O r l e a n s
Nashville

Ala .
Fla.
Ga.
La.
Tenn.

+27
. .+25
+26
+74,
+23
' r m +55 • • +82• +27
+ 35 . . +32 .
+61
+ 29 ;
+31
+26
+85
+24 ':• ; +26
+26
+67
+45
+ 39
+29
+120

Chicago D i s t r i c t
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee

111.
Ind.
Mich.
Wis.

+27
+25
+23
. +23
+31

Ohio




•

+ 52

72$

+31
+21
+33
+ cS
. +30
+ 25
+38
+25
+15
+24

+ &1
. +3T
+ 31
' +36
+ 35

.

• m

,

+40 ' ' +45 '

+50

+41
+36 .
+43
+42.- '
+40
'

+40
+42.
+37
+50
+49

+48
+6T+A6.
+47
+50
+50

+50
+ EI:
+54
+45
+46

+5i:.
+#
+38
+53
+31
• +65

+52
+H3
+47
+51 .
+58
+71

r+30
r+25

r+36
r+29

+52
•; +50

+98
' +82
+95
+105
+92..
+91 ,
+108-:

+43
+25
+41
+44
+ 33
+41
+49

+49
+46
r+52
r+45
+43
+54

+55
+35
+59
+53
+39
+45
+69

>+55
+48*
+66

+20
+22
+20

r+33
+S .
+52

. +33

+85
+75
+19
+119
+33 V +89
+28
+ 77

'

+38
+ 30
>46 '

+37
r+41
+ 71
. +.3&._
+42 •
+36
+40
+34
+ 34 ? +34
+48 • ' * *

+ 38
"+43
"-+39 .
+38 .
+38
+46

+48
' +50
+ ^ •• +EE
+38
+32
+44
+51
. +54
+56

+58~
+60
+41
+56
+72

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H. 11DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES ( C o n t i n u e d )
p e r c e n t a g e Change f r o m C o r r e s p o n d i n g P e r i o d a Y e a r Ago

Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
r'.xrneapolis
S t . f&ul
Duluth-Superior
Kansas C i t y D i s t r i c t
Dc-nver
Vv'.chita
Kansas C i t y
S t . Joseph
Oklahoma C i t y
Tulsa
Dalifes D i s t r i c t
' Dallas
F o r t Worth
Houston
San A n t o n i o

Month of
July

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.

+28
+?z
+26
+28
+27

+32
775
+ 32
+ 33
+31

"&v:is.

+ 32
+35
+ 30 ^
+14/

+42
+%T
+45
+24 -

' +24

Week e n d i n g
Aug.10 |Aug.17* Aug. 24

1

S t . Lonis D i s t r i c t
L i t t l e Rock
Louisville
. S t . Louis
Memphis

.June

* +31
+n
+24
+32
+35

73?

"&Mo.
Mo.
Okie.

+16
+23
+32
+16
+17
+28
+ 33
+22
+ 33
+28

+ 33
+ 39"
+26
+41
+31

+30
To2
+30
+32
+35

+22
+57
+19
+17
+22
+ 30
+15

+30"+34
+24
+18
+34
+ 36
' +17

+33
+36
+30
+20
+35
+28
+20

Ran F r a n c i s c o D i s t r i c t
Lot A n g e l e s Area
Calif.
Oakland
San F r a n c i s c o
Portland
Ore.
S a l t Lake C i t y
Utah
Seattle
Wash.

+40
+J.4
+43
+43
+33

+50

+51
+5F
+64
+54
+46

+ 3$

r+38
+55
+49

-

Colo.

"

+ 73
+77
+84
+62
+101

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

+30 •
+37
+21
+25
+51
+20
+31

Tex.

53

|

Federal Reserve d i s t r i c t
and c i t y .

+20
+30
+11
+21

+29
+?8
+21 '
+ 33
+31
+25
+26 '

r+48

+11
+ 9

+69
+ 78
+46
+58
+37
+71
+75"

+54
+52
+48
+51
+48

+40
+45
+34
+37
+36
+33
+50

+60
+6$
+44
+ 71 .
+ 78

+35
735
+26
+ 39
+50

r+43
•+52"
r+39
+61
+43

r+41
+4T
+49
+42
+51

+ 35
+m
+31
+38'
+27
+36
+13

r+33
+56
+ 34
+39
+35
+28
+24

r+44
+60
+29
+37
+31
+25
+33

+82
+ 77
+ 70
,+69
+104
+106
+82

T &

r--Revised.
* I n u s i n g y e a r ago c o m p a r i s o n s f o r t h i s week a l l o w a n c e should be made f o r t h e f a c t
t h a t l a s t y e a r s t o r e s were c l o s e d f o r one o r two d a y s d u r i n g t h e c e l e b r a t i o n o f
t h e J a p a n e s e a c c e p t a n c e of t h e Potsdam D e c l a r a t i o n . .
** D a t a n o t a v a i l a b l e .