WASHINGTON — Retail apparel prices weakened in September, after three consecutive months of increases, as overall consumer prices inched up slightly, the U.S. Labor Department reported Wednesday in its Consumer Price Index.
Prices on all apparel sold at retail fell a seasonally adjusted 0.5 percent last month. Women’s retail apparel prices declined 1.5 percent, while prices for men’s apparel were down 0.6 percent. Girl’s apparel prices rose 1.4 percent last month, while boy’s apparel prices increased 0.6 percent.
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