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BOARD OF GOVERNORS /OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE > Y S ! I B 6 A R Y of the federal
RESERVE BANK O F C L E V E L A N D
September 17, 1946

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DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES
Percentage Change from Corresponding Period a Year Ago
Week ending
—
• • - . • 'iZr
F e d e r a l Reserve - d i s t r i c t - . - • Jan»-• Month of • - • — ... • »
and c i t y
Jube
AUg 4 4 Aug.,21 Augv28 Sept .4* Sept .11*
. i • •
+ -8 ~-• -.. • +11
>16 • +15 • - • +1-2-UNITED. STATES' 8- 2
B.oston D i s t r i c t _*
New Haven
'BostonSpringfield .
Providence
New York D i s t r i c t
Nuv.ark
Buffalo
'
New York
Rochester
. Syracuse.':

+ .2

.

Conn,
Mass,

••

+ 2
+ 8 '
* 1

R. I .
N. J ,
N.-Y.

•

Philadelphia D i s t r i c t
P/i-i l u d e l p h i a •
Pa;
Cleveland D i s t r i c t
iikrcn
Cincinnati
Cleveland
Cclumbus
Toledo
Pittsburgh
Richmond D i s t r i c t
. .-Washington
•Baltimore

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Ohio
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Tenn.

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

111.
Ind.
Mich.
Wis.

Ala.
Fla.
Ga.




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+18
+56
+19
+28
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-27
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+11
+ .5

+ 6

+13

+18
+ 4
+10
+ 5 .

+35
+ 9 -J
+31
+16

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+ 8

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+20

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+ 2
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+ 9
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Birmingham
• Miami
• Atlanta
New Orleans. .
Nashville

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+15

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+ 6
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+18

+ 8
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+16
+26

+ 9
+12
+38
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+25
+24
+22
+21 *
+39

- 6
-17
- 3
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- 9

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and c i t y
S t . Louis D i s t r i c t
Little-Rock
Louisville ' .
S t . Louis
Memphis
.
Minneapolis D i s t r i c t
Minneapolis
S t . Paul
DuluthrSuperior
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
Fort Worth
Houston
San Antonio

Ark.
"Ky.
Mo.
Tenn.
Minn.
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Colo.
Kans.
Mo.
Okla.

Tex.

San Francisco D i s t r i c t
Los Angeles Area
Calif.
Oakland
San Francisco
Ore-.
Portland
. - S a l t Lake City
Utah .
Seattle
Wash.

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DEPARTMENT STORE SALES, BY CITIES (Continued)
Percentage Change from Corresponding Period-a Year Ago
Month of
July

Week ending
Aug .14 Aug.21 Aug.28 Sept .4* Sept .11"
+10
+15
+20 *
+11
+13

+18
+23
+17
+18
+15

+
+
+
+
+

6
6
2
5
2

+ 9-"
+ 8
+11
+10
'+ 5

+13
+18.
+1*5'
+ 9
+12

+ 7
+ .9..
+ '4
+16

+10
+.8
+ 6
+10

+ 8
+ 4
+10
+io ;
+ 2
+12
+18 .

+ 8
+ 7
+13
+10
- 3
+14
+16

+ 9
+ 5
+18
+ 7
+ 5
+16
+15

+ 2
'Ll
+ 3
- 4
+19
+18
+ 6 • - 5
'+ 6
-16
•+ 8
- 3
+29
+16

±12
+ 6
+11
+25
+11

+15
+ 8
+14
+34
+ 9

+12
+ 4
0
+39
+ 8

+13
+10
+11
+26
* 6

+ 4
0
+ 2
+26
- 7

+ 9
+ 1
+10
+ 4
+ 9
+ 7
+ 4

+12 , +10
+ 4
+13
+11 ' + 3
+ 8
+ 7
+18.
+19
-10
+ 1
+ 6

+ 2

- 2 •
- 8
- 4
- 2
+ 8
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+ 8

- +19 .
+16 ' ;
+20,
+16
+29 .

+10
+28
- 1
+ 8
+ 7

(Ndt 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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+' 2
+ 4
+16

+ 3

r+23
""+21
+31
+22
+26
+25
+35

- 4
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+10
0
- 5
-12
- 4

+19
+ 2
r+25
+48 •
' +24

+21
+16
- 4
+54
+ 8

+15
+Io"
+11
+26
+11
+18
+30

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- 4
- 5
-10
-11
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r-—Revised.
* In using year ago comparisons f o r the weeks ending September 11 and September
allowance should be made f o r the f a c t t h a t i n observance of the.Labor Day
holiday s t o r e s i n many c i t i e s were closed t h i s year during the -week ending
• Sfeptqmber 11 whereas l a s t year chey were closed during the previous week *
** Data not a v a i l a b l e .
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