B O A R DO FG O V E R N O R SO FT H E FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM H .11 D E P A R T M E N T STORE SALES, B Y CITIES (Based on Dollar.

Amounts) Federal Reserve District and City UNITED STATES Boston District New Haven Conn. Boston . . Mass. .. tt Lowell-Lawrence I I Springfield Providence R.I. New York District Newark N.J. Buffalo N.Y. New York Rochester Syracuse " Philadelphia District Philadelphia Pa. Cleveland District Ohio ' Akron Cincinnati, Cleveland Columbus Toledo Erie Pa. Pittsburgh " Richmond District Washington D.C. Baltimore Md. . Atlanta District Birmingham Jacksonville Miami Atlanta Augusta New Orleans Nashville Ala. Fla. Ga. ii Let* Tenn. + + + Percentage change from corresponding Month of 1 Oct. ' Nov.15 ,Nov.22-:£-[NOV.29^ .Dec. 6 Dec.13 0 + 6 0 + 3 •TT2 + 3 +13 + k + 5 + 9. + 5 + h - 7 + 8 +15 -lit + 1 + it .2 ' 2 2 , 3 1 ' 3 . If - 7 rr 0 -10 - y -J -1 - 2 + 2 0 - 2 + 5 - 8 + 2 - 5 + 8 +T + 7 + it + k + 29 + 9 + 9 - 3 0 - 3 - it : December 19, 1952

+ 5 1 +Tf 3.. + 3 3 3 ' .+ 7 2 +11 + 9 1 + 2 . +10 - 1 + k + 2 •+ 5 rr •

+ 1 -19 -23 . -16 . - 1 - 6 '- 3 +11 -19 + 2 • -31 -23 -• - 6 -16 -2it -19 -15 * -18 Z20 0 - 8 0 r+ 1 r* 2 r* 2 + 6 - U + 2 + 9 + .8 - 3 + 2 +~F - 2 r

' + + ' -

+ 2 - 5 =3 r? .- 2 - + 9 0 - 7 + 2 + h + 1 + 3 •.-=7 + h + 3

- 5 +~Tt + 9 . - 9 + 3 + it : +11 ±13 +lft +15 +12 +lit + 7 +lit + 8 + 8 ±J_ J H f + 1 + 7 . . +17

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+ h " '- 3 r? r? • +10 + h 0 0 • + 8 + 3 + 9 - it . + 3. ... - 2 - 6 + 2 ' 0 rr - 3 + 6 rF- 5 + 10 + 5 + 20 + 5 +11 -•2 - 1 + 3 - 9

+ 8 -12 nr ' + 6 -13 + 8 -ii -10 +17 - 9 - 5 0 .. - 2 +12 -17 0 —0 + 2 -17 : -12 -21

+ 3 ' + 7 rT . + 1 + 3 + 9 +12 Tie + 8 +16 +13 +32 +11 + 9 + it + 6 +10 + 6

+ 8. + 7 - it +15" + 1 +11 + 1 0 •-16 +17 • " - 8 r 0 -» 8 +- 8 . + 6 - 6 +19 + 25 +26 + 7 - 7 -12 ' + 9 + 9 + 8 rs + 1 +13 + u —lit -17 -12 -17 + 3 + 2 0 + 8 -1

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Chicago District Chicago 111. Indianapolis Ind. Detroit Mich. Milwaukee Wis.

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Page 2 D E P A R T M E N T STORE SALES B E CITIES (Continued)
P e r c e n t a g e change from 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 Month of Nov. 15 Nov. 22-"- Nov. 29^ Dec. 6 Dec. 13 Sept. Oct.

i F e d e r a l Reserve D i s t r i c t I and C i t y S t . Louis D i s t r i c t L i t t l e Rock Louisville S t . Louis Area Memphis

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Ark. Ky. Mo. Tenn.

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h I 3 1 . 1 2 2 1

+ 8 n? + 9 + 8 + 13 + 5 rn + 8 + 5 + 3 n - k + 2 + 1 - 3 . + 5 + 10 + 12 +12 +2 1 + + 3 +23 + 5 + 8 +13 - 1 +11 + 3 + 3 + 9 0 + 2 0 + 1

. - 2 r j -7 - 6 +12 + 8 . + 10 + 2 +16 + 3 r? - 6 - u - u +• 8 - u +16 + 8 +11 + 1 + 12 + 7 + 5 + + + + + + 5 5 5 8 6 8 8 8 1

+ 16 nr + 1 + 8 + 18 + + + + 7 7 8 5

-15 =12" -17 -17 - h -11 -13 - 6 -12 -Hi -11 -11 . -22 -15 -21 -12 -19 -17 =25 - 3 -1U -10 -21 - 7

r+ 6 T2T - 1 + 5 + U

+ 10 rr + 5 +13 +ii + 5 rr + 6 + 2 + 6 + 3 + 7 + k + 1 + 8 + .2 + 1 - 5 + 6 + 3 0 - 1 — 6 0 + k - U - 9 + 2 0 + 3 + 5

Minneapolis D i s t r i c t Minneapolis Minn. » S t . Paul "&Wis.+ Duluth-Superior Kansas C i t y D i s t r i c t Denver Topeka Wichita Kansas C i t y S t . Joseph Oklahoma C i t y Tulsa Dallas D i s t r i c t Dallas E l Paso F o r t Worth Houston San Antonio
+

+ 3 r? - 7 '+ 5 + + + + + + h 7 1 6 3 U 1 7

Colo. - 2 Kans. + 1 Mo.

0 + 2 - 7 " 2 Okla. + 9 "
+ 6 +" 3 + 7 3 9 + 7

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r+ 8

Tex.

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+ 6 + 17 - 5 + 11 + 10

+ k San .Francisco D i s t r i c t 1 Calif Los Angeles Area Downtown Los Angeles " - 5 2 wesLside Los Angeles " - h Oakland 6 San Diego " San F r a n c i s c o 5 2 Ore. Portland 1 Utah S a l t Lake C i t y Yvash. + 1 Seattle " - 1 Syckine

r- 1 ~T~1 -13 - 5 0 -11 - 7 - 3 - 1 -13 -15 -13 - 8 + 3 + 5 - 9 0 . + 1 + 2 + 1

r— : r"vvised. -::-::-Data not a v a i l a b l e . using y e a r ago comparisons f o r t h e weeks ending November 22 and November 29, a l i o ; o n c e should be made f o r t h e f a c t t h a t i n observance of t h e Thanksgiving h o l i d a y , .s-i.-j-v; c l o s i n g s occurred i n t h e v.reek ending November 2u, 1951 whereas t h i s y e a r t h e y o c c u r r e d i n t h e week ending November 29. ICic:—Since s a l e s r i s e sharply w i t h t h e approach of Christmas, t h e f a c t t h a t , due t o i l r . j y e a r being a " l e a p " y e a r , t h e corresponding week l a s t y e a r was two days n e a r e r Christmas becomes i n c r e a s i n g l y s i g n i f i c a n t i n comparing weekly d a t a . Allowance should be made f o r t h i s c a l e n d a r i r r e g u l a r i t y i n e v a l u a t i n g t h e weekly p e r c e n t Digitized for FRASER age changes from a y e a r a g o . —

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