By  on December 17, 2013

WASHINGTON — Retail apparel prices fell for the third consecutive month in November, as overall consumer prices remained flat, the U.S. Labor Department reported Tuesday in its Consumer Price Index.

Prices on all apparel sold at retail fell a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent last month. Women’s retail apparel prices rose 0.2 percent, while prices for men’s apparel declined 1.5 percent. Girl’s apparel prices dropped 3.2 percent, while boy’s apparel prices were up 0.8 percent.

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