American shoppers are paying more for food items - News Analysis

03/September/2020
According to a Reuters analysis of latest pricing and sales data, shoppers in United States have been paying more than last year for a range of household items during the pandemic lockdown, from eggs to other consumer goods..

EGGS
  • Prices rose 16.5% to $2.45 in the four weeks ended Aug. 22, according to Nielsen data. In the same period, dollar sales rose 18.6% and volume sales rose 1.8%.
  • Prices rose 16.9% to $2.52 in the four weeks ended July 25. In the same period, dollar sales rose 21.5% and volume sales rose 3.9%.
  • In Q2, prices rose 28%; dollar sales rose 41.8% and volume sales rose 10.8%... Full Article