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Food inflation: Skyrocketing grocery prices make it cheaper to eat out than dine in

Food inflation: Skyrocketing grocery prices make it cheaper to eat out than dine in

Let’s eat out! Inflation has driven up supermarket bills so much that, in some cases, it’s more economical to dine in a restaurant than it is to shop and cook. “Grocery prices increased 13.1% [in the last year] whereas food away from home prices increased substantially less than that — at about 7.6%,” David Ortega, …

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Cases of lost luggage skyrocketing at airports, leaving travelers in the dark

Cases of lost luggage skyrocketing at airports, leaving travelers in the dark

Cases of lost and delayed luggage are skyrocketing as travelers face unprecedented woes at airports across North America and Europe, according to a new federal report. This so-called ‘airmageddon’ has been building for months: in April, nearly 220,000 checked bags among U.S. airlines were lost, damaged, delayed or ripped, a staggering 135% increase from the same period …

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Truckers warn skyrocketing diesel prices are making US supply-chain and trucking industry unsustainable

Truckers warn skyrocketing diesel prices are making US supply-chain and trucking industry unsustainable

Truckers are sounding the alarm on skyrocketing diesel prices. A trucking company owner went viral after warning prices could cause major supply-chain issues. Truckers told Insider they’ve had to take loads at a loss and are considering leaving the industry. Loading Something is loading. A Facebook post from the owner of a Texas trucking company …

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