Promotional Holiday Puts Pressure on Apparel Prices

Inflation crept up again in November, driven by higher housing and gasoline costs, but apparel prices remained virtually flat, as consumers began to take advantage of what many retail analysts predict will go down as one of the most promotional Holiday selling seasons in recent history.

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