Shoppers Are Finally Getting a Break on Prices


Updated Nov. 16, 2023 11:24 am ET

The era of price hikes for consumer goods is waning. 

For over a year, shoppers have pulled back on buying a range of discretionary items from cargo pants to patio furniture as prices for essential purchases such as food have gone up. Now, some retailers say inflation has cooled in many categories, which could further pressure sales growth.

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