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Source:  (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)
Source: (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)
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Have Automated Store Clerks Taken Over?

Full disclosure:  I dislike automated tellers and self-check out lines.  Why should I ring up my own sale and bag my own groceries without some form of discount off the bill?.  In other words - if the owner of the store is saving money by not paying human beings to wait on me, why shouldn't I be entitled to a discount off the purchase price. I don't want to be used by the stores that I shop at.

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Why Does Tide Laundry Detergent Cost More Than Other Brands? Proctor And Gamble Get Ready To Introduce A Cheaper Version

Anyone who's shopped for laundry detergent has more than likely asked the same question to themselves:  Why are some brands more expensive than others?  If the main ingredients are the same - it begs the question what makes one brand more expensive than  the others.

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Source:  Alice D via flickr
Source: Alice D via flickr
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America’s Endangered Food List; Modern Grocery Stores Offer More Options With Less Variety

Step into a modern grocery store and it would be understandable if you assumed that there are more foods available today than ever before.  But, that assumption would be wrong!

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Source:  Walmart Stores via flickr
Source: Walmart Stores via flickr
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Endless Drought Means Rising Prices At The Grocery Store

Shoppers looking for relief at the grocery store check out lane will have to keep watching the weather forecast.  The historically-dry conditions in the Midwest are setting the food industry up for non-stop, record-setting high prices

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Source:  JPF via flickr
Source: JPF via flickr
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Untruth’s In Advertising: What The Food Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

It really shouldn't come as a  surprise:  You can't believe everything you read on food packaging.    After all  the food products you consume are packaged and marketed just like any other product, and the companies that produce these groceries are only in business for one reason:  to make money.

However, the buyer must still beware.

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(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
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Grocery Prices Continue To Escalate

No surprise to anyone:  Food prices continue their upward spiral.

The American Farm Bureau tracks the prices of 16 commodity food staples - determining an average price for necessities.
The organization sends volunteers to shop at local grocery stores and focus on a list of 16 items

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Source:  heinz.com
Source: heinz.com
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New “Dip & Squeeze” Ketchup Packet Heads To Grocery Store Shelves

After a successful soft-launch at select restaurant chains around the country, the newly-redesigned "Dip & Squeeze" ketchup packets from Heinz are coming to a grocery store shelf near you.

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