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We are all sharing the burden of higher prices


Last updated 8/21/2008 at Noon

A longtime customer called two days ago about placing an order for an office meeting. “I see you have raised your prices,” she said.

“Yes,” I answered, “in January when minimum wage went up.”

I didn’t list the other reasons, including my lease increased 29 percent, my suppliers have added a $5 to $7.50 fuel surcharge to each delivery and other constant increases.

Each of us is paying high gas prices and seeing it reflected in everything we purchase. We are all sharing the burden of price increases.

My customer said, “Someone said you’re putting less meat on your sandwi...

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