PBS NewsHour

Manufacturers pass costs on to consumers via 'shrinkflation'

Clip: 07/29/2022 | 5m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

With inflation at a 40-year high in the U.S., we are all spending more when we go to the store. But there is another dimension of inflation these days called "shrinkflation." Economics correspondent Paul Solman explains.

Aired: 07/29/22

Rating: NR

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