Ten Things Your Supermarket Won’t Tell You

A little alarmist, but still fun, Get Rich Slowly has a great summary of the top ten tricks supermarkets like to play on you. Of particular interest are the claims that:

• Some supermarkets actually raise prices on advertised goods.
• There’s no federal laws mandating package dating actually jive with reality.
• Supermarkets make more money from manufacturers, not consumers, in the form of payment for prime product placement.

Get Rich Slowly’s short list is here, which actually does offer insights beyond those provided by in the original Smart Money piece.

What decepticons have you noticed your local supermarket pulling?

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