WASHINGTON — Retail apparel prices rose a seasonally adjusted 0.8 percent in January, as retailers regained some pricing power after the holidays, the U.S. Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index showed Thursday.
Women’s apparel prices were up 0.9 percent, with all the categories increasing except suits and separates, which fell 0.4 percent. Prices for dresses gained 2.5 percent last month, while prices for the combined underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories category rose 1.3 percent and prices for outerwear were 0.8 percent higher. Girl’s apparel prices rose 3.7 percent last month.
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