'Shrinkflation' accelerates globally as manufacturers quietly shrink package sizes
From sports drinks to tissue and snack items, manufacturers are shrinking package sizes without lowering prices or letting customers know. It's known as "shrinkflation," and it's happening more around the world as supply chain issues continue.
In this story published June 8, 2022, on NPR:
I'm not saying they're profiteering, but it smells like it. Are we using supply constraints as a weapon to make more money?
– Hitendra Chaturvedi, professor of practice in supply chain management
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