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BOARD OF GOVERNORS, OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
H.LL DEPARTMENT STORE SALES IN SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS on Dollar Amounts) - .

September 18* 1953

Federal Reserve District, Area, and City

Percentage change from corresponding period a year ago Week ending Jan.Auk, 22 1'Aue. 29 ISept. 5*1 Sept.li* July

United States Boston District • Metropolitan Area Lowell-Lawrence Cities Downtown Boston Springfield Providence New York District Metropolitan Areas Buffalo Rochester Syracuse Cities New York Newark Philadelphia District CityPhiladelphia Cleveland DistrictMetropolitan Areas Akron Cincinnati Columbus Toledo Erie Cities Cleveland Pittsburgh

LA + 2
Mass• Mass. " R. !•

0 Q - 2 - 2 + 7 -2 - 2 ' + 6 +10 -13 - 4 - 4

- 9 -11 - 8 -10 -10 -12 -12 -Ill -10 -13 -13 -11 .

r+ 1 =22. -12 -22 0 r-28 r-17 r+10 -13 r- 4 r-21 r-24 -11 r-l4

-11 - 6 +16 - 9 + 9 + 7 -11 -11 +1$ -18 -14 - 9 -22 -25 - 7 -19 - 6 + . 4 - 9 - 7 -13 -12 ~ - 6 -13 -23 -11 -12 -11 -19 -20 - 1 -31 -14 L! - 6 - 4 -13 0

+10 + 1 + 3 + 1 + 1

N. Y. " " N. Y. N.J.

+ 5 + 7 + 8 - 2 + 2 + u


+ 3 + 4. + 6 + 3 + 8 . + 7
. :

tA
+ 5 - 7 - 9 -10 - 8 + 3 -12 - 3 -17 -18 -22 -23 - 9 - 5 -16 + 7 + 3 - 2 -20 - 3 - 9
:

Pa.

+ 2 ti

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+ 6 • + V +10
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Ohio " " " Pa. Ohio Pa.

+ + + + +

3 7 8 4 6 ;

- 3 - 3 +10 r- 7 - 8 -14 -10 - 3 r+ 7 - 6 . + 3 +25 + 3 -11. +16 - 2 r- 2 6 4 2 6

+ 3 + 3 + 2 + + 1 4 1 1

- 1' + 9 - 4 - 3 - 7 - 2 -5 + 7 + 7 - $ + 6 - 8 -12 +42 + 2 + 2 - 2 +13
+ 4

Richmond District Metropolitan Areas Washington D. C. Downtown Washington " Baltimore Md. Richmond Va. Atlanta District Metropolitan Areas Birmingham Jacksonville Miami Atlanta Augusta New Orleans Nashville Chicago District Metropolitan Areas Chicago Indianapolis Detroit Milwaukee

+ 5
Ala. Fla. " Ga. " La. Tenn.

+ 4 - l + • 3 - 4 + 6 + 7 + 6

~

2_l

HI* Ind. Mich. Wis.

+ 2 + 6 +11 + 2

0

' -13 - 6 i : - 4 -17

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DEPARTMENT STORE SALES IN SELECTED CITIES AND AREAS (Continued) (Based on Dollar Amounts)

Page ' 6 ' ' •• . ;

Federal Reserve District, Area, and City

Percentage change from corresponding period a year ago Week ending Jan." 1 Sept. 12* July Aug. 22 | Aug. 29 jSept. 5 + 5 0 - h + 5 - l + b - 9 - 8 - 9 - 8 -10 0 - 3 + 2 - 3 o + 1 0 + 2 0 + + 3 5 i 5 8- 9 -lU .- 9 -10 - U -12 -12 -10 -15 -19 -12 -11 -16 - 9 -lU - 5 -11 -13 " r- 1 + + 3 2 3 8 -11 - 3 -12 - 9 -27 - 2 - 3 - 3 -10 _ -11 - 3 -11 -3 -19 - 7 - 8 -13 -10 -10 . -25 -15 -18 -18 -17 - 1 -28 -25 -15 -Hi -15

St. Louis District Metropolitan Areas Little Rock Louisville St. Louis Memphis

Ark. Ky. Mo. Tenn.

+ + .+ +

1 3 5 3

Minneapolis District Metropolitan Areas Minneapolis-St. Paul Minn. Minneapolis City " St. Paul City Cities Duluth-Superior Minn .Mi is. • Kansas City District Metropolitan Areas Denver Topeka Wichita St. Joseph Oklahoma City • - Tulsa CityKansas City Dallas District Metropolitan Areas Dallas• El Paso Fort V . orth Houston San Antonio

+ 1 + 2 + 2 + 3 + 3 + 2

i_i + 2 +18 + 9 +15 + U +1U + 5 + l + l + 7 +10 - 1 +31 +11 +12 +19 +22 +32 + 8 +62 +28 +12 + 7 +23 + 8 +21 +10
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Colo. Kans.
"

Mo. Okla.
»

+ 2 + k + 5 + i 0 + 5 + 3

Tex.
" " "

+ 6 - 2 + 7 0 + 4 + + + + + + + + + + 5 i 5 3 4 3 3 5 5 U 6

lA + h

zl
- 2 - h - 9 - 3 -13 - 9

San Francisco District Metropolitan Areas Los Angeles Calif. Downtown Los Angeles> " vvestside Los. Angeles " S?n Diego San Francisco-Oakland • I I San Francisco City Oakland City " Portland Ore,. Salt Lake City Utah Seattle Yiash. ! ! Spokane

i - 1 ; - 4 + 2 -10
-

5 - 3 - 9 - k -11 - 7

h

- 6 - 7 -.5 -12 -13 -13 -13 - 7 -lli -11 - 1

+lk

-23 -22 -26

-2k

r—Revised. —Data not available. •*—Labor day in 1952 fell in the week ending Sept. 6, whereas this year it fell one week later. Therefore, the week ending Sept. 5, 1953 had one more trading day than the corresponding week last year, while the week ending September 12, 1953 had one less trading day than the week ending September 13 last year.

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