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I found an 8+ year old grocery store recipt on the weekend. Wow...
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 20674162:MV8yMDE3NTIzXzMzOTA0ODA1XzlGMEZGNUQ1] OP, your local grocer is RAPING you! if you shop at Jewel, Osco, Kroger,Albertsons, HEB, or any small type of chain you will notice this trend i commonly shop at Walmart or Target amd you tell me why at those big chains you DON'T see an increase like at the others? its sheer small time mom-pop greed! all stores get everything at the same price yet "grocery" stores chose to mark it up by 400% non-grocery stores like walmart only mark it up by 100% i can still get everything on your list exactly namebranded at your 8yr old prices at Walmart, Target, Meijer, Sams, Costco, [/quote]
1st thing I noticed, my wife and I have hardly changed anything about our buying and eating habits.
The 2nd thing I noticed was the crazy incrases we have had in prices.
1 can Campbells Vegetable soup was listed as $0.89
We now pay $2.19 for the same can.
Fresh Haddock Fillets were $3.99lb. Now $7.99lb.
4 litres of Skim Milk was $4.59...now $7.59.
1 loaf of whole wheat bread was $.99...now $2.99.
Fresh Green Pepper was $1.99lb...now $3.99lb.
Canned tomato juice was $0.99 a can...now $2.29 a can.
Obviously there was waaaaay more on the recipt, but I just can't believe the inflation. I'm sure many people have had to stop buying items the are used to buying, and change their life styles a great deal. I have not gotten to that point yet, but I'm feeling the pinch. It sucks.
Changes are needed.
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