Japan Dec. Department Store Sales by Major Cities

The following is the detailed table for Japan’s department store sales by major cities from the Japan Department Store Association in Tokyo.

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                           Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July
                           2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                        ----------------------Yearly changes--------------------
National Total             0.8%   -1.9%   -0.5%   -2.4%   -1.7%   -0.1%
 Total 10 major cities     0.9%   -1.8%   -0.7%   -2.7%   -1.5%   -0.2%
  Sapporo                 -0.9%    2.2%   -2.5%   -2.8%   -2.6%   -2.2%
  Sendai                  10.9%   11.3%    9.7%    4.7%    8.9%    7.7%
  Tokyo                    0.3%   -3.0%   -1.9%   -3.6%   -2.9%   -1.3%
  Yokohama                 2.7%   -0.5%    1.7%   -0.3%    1.4%    2.3%
  Nagoya                  -0.4%   -3.9%    0.1%   -1.7%    0.3%    1.1%
  Kyoto                    2.6%   -2.3%   -0.5%   -1.8%   -1.3%   -0.5%
  Osaka                    2.1%    0.4%    1.1%   -1.3%   -0.1%    1.0%
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                           Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July
                           2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                        ----------------------Yearly changes--------------------
  Kobe                     0.5%   -4.6%   -0.3%   -6.7%   -3.2%   -1.6%
  Hiroshima                0.0%   -0.2%   -2.9%   -0.3%   -1.5%   -0.7%
  Fukuoka                 -4.8%   -5.7%   -5.9%   -9.9%   -7.7%   -4.7%
 Other cities              0.7%   -2.1%   -0.2%   -1.9%   -2.0%    0.2%
                        -----------------------Yen level------------------------
National Total            731.8   546.5   511.0   437.0   425.9   600.7
 Total 10 major cities    480.5   354.7   331.0   286.6   276.6   395.2
  Sapporo                  18.0    12.9    12.5    11.6    11.1    14.1
  Sendai                   11.2     7.9     7.2     6.2     6.2     9.2
  Tokyo                   177.1   137.4   125.4   107.5    99.4   144.2
  Yokohama                 43.0    32.0    29.1    25.0    24.7    34.1
  Nagoya                   42.6    30.3    30.9    25.7    23.7    36.2
  Kyoto                    28.6    21.0    20.0    17.0    17.4    23.2
  Osaka                    97.5    70.2    64.8    57.6    56.8    82.0
  Kobe                     21.5    14.5    13.8    11.8    12.3    17.1
  Hiroshima                17.8    12.4    11.6    10.4    10.6    15.3
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                           Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July
                           2011    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                        -----------------------Yen level------------------------
  Fukuoka                  23.2    16.2    15.8    13.8    14.3    19.8
 Other cities             251.3   191.8   180.0   150.4   149.3   205.4
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NOTE: Year-on-year percent change is based on stores that have been open at least one year. Sales levels in bllions of yen.

SOURCE: Japan Department Store Association. http://www.depart.or.jp

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