Shrinkflation

How to Identify and Combat Grocery Store 'Shrinkflation'

How to Identify and Combat Grocery Store ‘Shrinkflation’

Photo: Jub-Job (Shutterstock) While there are some signs that inflation is going to start getting better in this country, things remain pretty grim. In some areas, the cost of a wide range of products and services has gone up nearly 10%, while income has stagnated or risen much more modestly. The grocery store is where …

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'Shrinkflation' accelerates globally as manufacturers quietly shrink package sizes

‘Shrinkflation’ accelerates globally as manufacturers quietly shrink package sizes

Bottles of Gatorade are pictured in Glenside, Pa. on Monday. PepsiCo recently began phasing out the 32-ounce Gatorade bottles in favor of 28-ounce ones, which are tapered in the middle to make it easier to hold them. The changeover has been in the works for years and isn’t related to the current economic climate, PepsiCo …

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