“Can’t afford half the stuff… I think it’s outrageous,” one shopper in Lanham, Maryland, a city 10 miles northeast from the district, told Fox News.
“It’s crazy!” another woman leaving Costco said.
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“You can definitely feel the difference … it takes an impact on your entire life,” a Wegmans shopper told Fox News. She said she’s started going to a discount store for meats and other items.
Luis, a supermarket owner, was filling up his truck with a trolley stacked with items. He said he’s no longer able to get products directly from manufacturers.
“Manufacturers are only supplying big companies because they cannot produce too much because they don’t have the labor,” Luis said. He added that he’s purchasing items at a price increase anywhere from 10-20%.