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BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SISTEM

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OR M E D I A T E RELEASE
eptember 13> 1957•
WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS
Percentage change frcm corresponding
period & year ago
- (Based on retail |dollar amounts)
Week ending'
«7an.Au%. 171 Aug.12UI Aug. 3l| Sept. 7

Federal Reserve.District#
Area, and City "
UNITED STATES

42

Boston District
Metropolitan Areas
Boston
.
. Downtown Boston
Suburban Boston
Cambridge
" Quincy
. . Lowell
City
. Springfield

Mass*
i
i
i
t
.i
.r
i
t

+ 2
0
+ 5
+ 6
+ 2
. - 1

V

i
i

0

New York District
. +1
Metropolitan Areas
Buffalo
N. I.:
+ 2
New Xork-N.E* New Jersey N.Y.-N.J. + 7
N. J.
Newark
- 2
*
. , • Y.'
N
. New York
n
Rochester
- 2
Syracuse
+ 1
Philadelphia- District .
.
Metropolitan Areas
Wilmington
Trenton ,
Lancaster
Philadelphia
Reading
. Scranton ..
.
. "Wilkes-Barre—Hazleton
Cleveland District .
.
Metropolitan Areas
. Lexington
• Akron
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Columbus
Springfield
• Toledo
Erie
Pittsburgh
INheeling-Steubenville




12
0

4 zA

+
+
+

3
7
h
3
1

>8

+

7

0

6
+ .
+_8\
- 1
+10'
+ 2
-.1
- 2
0

12
•Del.
N. J.
Pa.
. .
.
. "

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tl

+ 8
+ 3
+ 1
+ 1
. +13
+ 1
+ 1

+ 9
'+1
- 6
+ 2
+ 8
+ 1

+ 1
Ky.
Ohio
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a.

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IN.Va.&Ohio

+ 9
- 2
- u
- 1|
+ l
-5
- 5
-l
+ k
+ 6

+ 1
+13
- 2
- 3
+ 3
+ 3
- 3
-10
' + 7
+ 2
- 3

i

- 2

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.+ 5
-3
+ 2
+ 5

1
+

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+12
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- 2

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+ 9.
+ h '' ; - 8
+16 . . . T 3
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+17 v .:> 7
0
+ 3
+ 3..;
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+ 9

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES - SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued)

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Percentage change from corresponding
period a year ago
(Based on retail dollar amounts)
Week ending
July
Aug. 171 Aug. 2UI Aug. 311 Sept. 7

Federal Reserve District.
Area, and City-

Richmond District
Metropolitan Areas
"Washington
Downtown "Washington
Baltimore
Downtown Baltimore
Richmond
Atlanta District
Metropolitan Areas
Birmingham
Jacksonville
Miami
Miami City
Atlanta
Augusta
Knoxville
Nashville,
City
Tampa
Chicago District
Metropolitan Areas
Chicago
Indianapolis
Detroit
Milwaukee
St. Louis District
Metropolitan Areas
Little Rock
Louisville
St. Louis
Memphis
Minneapolis District
Metropolitan Areas
Mpls.-St,, Paul
Mpls» and Suburbs
St. Paul
Cities
Duluth-Superior




* I

+ h

+

$

+ 2

+10

- 2

Mdo

+ k
- h
+ 9

Va.

+
+
+
.-

--2

-

8
2
9
8
h

- 1
- 7
+ 6
-10
+ 1

r+ 6
r+ 2
+19
+ 5 .
+ 3

- u
- 6
+ 9
- 2
-10

+ 2

+ h

+ 2
0
+12
0
+ 3
- 6
- 1
+ 8

+
+
+
+
-

D. C.

Ala.
Fla.
"
"

Ga«
"

Tenn.
i
i
Fla.

2
5
8
h
1
9
1
6

0
-

+ 1
- 2
+10
0
+ h
- 5
-ik
0

.

0

r- 2

- 2
0
8
3
6
7
7
0

- h
- 7
*
*
- 1
-•5

+
+
-

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*

0

+16

+ 3

+ 2

+ 7

+ 2

+ 2

+ 3

r+ 5

+ 3

111.
Ind.
Mich.
Ms.

+
+
+
+

+ 9
+ 3
-h
+ 1

+
+
+

Ark.
Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.

+
-

3
1
2
1

6
6
5
2

0

+ 6

— 1

2
1
1
1

- 3
+ 1
+11
- 1

+
+
-

±J±'

+ 1

+ 3

- 1

0
- 1
+ 2

+ h

+ u

*

Minn.is.

$

5
3
9
2

+
+
+
-

9
1
3
h

- 1

- i

+
-

5
2
2
8

- 8
- 9
+ 3
-$

+_6

r+ 8

- l

+ 7
+11
- 2

+ 9
+ 9
+ 9

- 1
- i
- l

+ 2

- 1

- 3

•

Minn,

+
+
+

2
1
1
8

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WEEKLY DEPARTMENT STORE SALES -

Federal Reserve District,
Area, and City

Kansas City District
. Metropolitan Areas
Denver
Topeka
VJichita
St. Joseph
Albuquerque
Oklahoma City
Tulsa
Cities
Joplin
Kansas City
Dallas' District
Metropolitan Areas
Dallas
El Paso
Fort Worth
Houston
San Antonio

SELECTED CITIES AND Ar!eAS (Continued)

e
Percentage changf from corresponding
period a year ago
lil dollar amounts;
(Based on ret;
leek ending
2irr

Mo
N. Mex
Okla

+ 1
+
+
+

Tex*
„
M

San Francisco District
Metropolitan Areas
Los Angeles-Long Beach Calil.
Downtown Los Angeles
Westside Los Angeles
^
Sacramento
nl|
San Diego
San Francisco-Oakland
San Francisco City
^
Oakland
Portland
uta
Salt Lake City
£
Seattle
^af,he
Spokane
„
Tacoma

r—kevised




- 2

+ 2
+ 3
0
+ 3
+16
+ 3
- 1
- 1
- 2

+
+
—

0
2
2
1
2

- 6
- 8
- h
+30
+ 1
- U
- k
- 3
- 9
+ 1
+ $
+ 8
-13

1
8
2
3
0

+ 2
+ 2
r- 2
r- 1
+26
- 3r+ 1
r+ 2
- 1
- k
+ 3
+ 7
+ 3
r-10

bata not avaixaoxe

+_6

- h

+ 3
+10
r— 1
+17
+ 3

0
+ 8
+ 6
-13
- 7

r

0

- 2

- 3 .
- 2
• — 8
+35
- h
+ 2
- 1
+ 8
-10
0
0
- 2
- 1

- 6
-21
+ 3
+23
- 1
- U
- h
- U
+ 6
+ 2
+ 2
- 2
- 9


Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102