Japan Jan. 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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                           Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.
                           2012    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                        ----------------------Yearly changes--------------------
National Total            -1.1%    0.8%   -1.9%   -0.5%   -2.4%   -1.7%
 Total 10 major cities    -1.4%    0.9%   -1.8%   -0.7%   -2.7%   -1.5%
  Sapporo                  0.6%   -0.9%    2.2%   -2.5%   -2.8%   -2.6%
  Sendai                   7.8%   10.9%   11.3%    9.7%    4.7%    8.9%
  Tokyo                   -3.1%    0.3%   -3.0%   -1.9%   -3.6%   -2.9%
  Yokohama                 0.2%    2.7%   -0.5%    1.7%   -0.3%    1.4%
  Nagoya                  -1.7%   -0.4%   -3.9%    0.1%   -1.7%    0.3%
  Kyoto                   -1.1%    2.6%   -2.3%   -0.5%   -1.8%   -1.3%
  Osaka                    0.5%    2.1%    0.4%    1.1%   -1.3%   -0.1%
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                           Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.
                           2012    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                        ----------------------Yearly changes--------------------
  Kobe                    -1.0%    0.5%   -4.6%   -0.3%   -6.7%   -3.2%
  Hiroshima               -0.4%    0.0%   -0.2%   -2.9%   -0.3%   -1.5%
  Fukuoka                 -5.7%   -4.8%   -5.7%   -5.9%   -9.9%   -7.7%
 Other cities             -0.4%    0.7%   -2.1%   -0.2%   -1.9%   -2.0%
                        -----------------------Yen level------------------------
National Total            552.7   731.8   546.5   511.0   437.0   425.9
 Total 10 major cities    357.1   480.5   354.7   331.0   286.6   276.6
  Sapporo                  13.6    18.0    12.9    12.5    11.6    11.1
  Sendai                    8.0    11.2     7.9     7.2     6.2     6.2
  Tokyo                   132.1   177.1   137.4   125.4   107.5    99.4
  Yokohama                 31.3    43.0    32.0    29.1    25.0    24.7
  Nagoya                   32.7    42.6    30.3    30.9    25.7    23.7
  Kyoto                    21.9    28.6    21.0    20.0    17.0    17.4
  Osaka                    71.2    97.5    70.2    64.8    57.6    56.8
  Kobe                     15.5    21.5    14.5    13.8    11.8    12.3
  Hiroshima                13.2    17.8    12.4    11.6    10.4    10.6
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                           Jan.    Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.
                           2012    2011    2011    2011    2011    2011
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                        -----------------------Yen level------------------------
  Fukuoka                  17.6    23.2    16.2    15.8    13.8    14.3
 Other cities             195.6   251.3   191.8   180.0   150.4   149.3
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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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