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Old 10-27-2020, 08:54 PM
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Default Re: Why must some companies make price increases that are sneaky--not straightforward

Oh, and this one is annoying, I think:

My wife and I have been purchasing some store-brand facial tissues (often called "kleenexes; although that is actually a brand name).

They come in a square box.

Usually we get them from either Walmart or Kroger.

And I had long assumed that they were just the same--except for a slight price difference.

Well, I was mistaken.

Upon closer examination, the Walmart tissues are 80 to a box; whereas the Kroger tissues are just 65 to a box.

But the boxes look just alike. So that is not easily discernible.

Whoda thunk it?
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