National Average Gas Price Dips Under $4

It's a pump price that hasn't been seen since early March.


Earnings Roundup: Sprouts, Ingles Markets, Natural Grocers

Inflation and supply chain troubles posed some challenges for these smaller grocery chains during the quarter.

The gain, almost 90% of which came from a 10% increase in final demand energy costs as prices for oil, natural gas and other products took a big jump during the month.

The USDA will provide nearly $1 billion in additional funding to schools to support the purchase of American-grown foods for their meal programs.

A basket of 14 barbecue go-tos, including a package of hot dogs, a 12-pack of soda and assorted condiments, cost 21.5% more in June than it would have a year ago, Datasembly finds.

Additionally, 72% of respondents say rising grocery prices are having a very or somewhat significant effect on their household budgets.

Inflation will factor into menu planning, purchase decisions and where customers choose to do their Independence Day stock-up shopping, Numerator finds.

The president asks state and local governments to provide additional relief as gas prices hover around $5 a gallon on average nationally.

Study finds 80% of consumers will celebrate the holiday despite inflationary concerns.

Seventy-seven percent of consumers said they changed their grocery choices or buying behaviors in May in response to inflation, up 6 percentage points from April.

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