Hidden Cost Increase

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Paying the Same Amount for Smaller Products

Infographic of hidden price increases
Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 1:20 PM

Transparency: Paying the Same Amount for Smaller Products (view the article and infographic)

An interesting infographic highlighting some of the ways that price increase are being hidden.  Also, here is a great summary by member rhare of product size/price changes. Subterfuge - Hiding signs of inflation.

You might think you're getting what you pay for at the supermarket, but you're actually getting a little less. A recent investigation by Consumer Reports found that many of the everyday items you buy have been suspiciously shrinking, despite no similar reduction in cost. Does that orange juice feel a little lighter? That's because it is, even though you paid the same amount.