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Higher Prices Leave Consumers Feeling the Pinch – The Wall Street Journal

Rising costs for everything from fresh fruit to freezers are shaping purchase decisions

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Prices are rising as high demand runs up against constraints on the availability of goods and services across the U.S. economy.Price tags on consumer goods from processed meat to dishwashing products have risen by double-digit percentages from a year ago, according to NielsenIQ.
Whirlpool Corp.
WHR 1.09%
freezers and dishwashers and
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.
SMG 1.53%
lawn and garden products are also getting costlier, the companies say. Some consumers are feeling stretched.Kaitlyn Vinson, a program…

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