If you are waiting to hear about more price increases from your favorite companies, don’t hold your breath. Instead, their CEOs are spewing jargon like: “We are engaging in holistic margin management” and “net price realization.”
I kid you not.
So you’ll have to figure out who is hiking prices by deciphering corporate mumbo-jumbo.
While companies are turning themselves inside out to avoid the inevitable admission, they are quietly raising prices or shrinking packaging to compensate for increases in the wages they pay workers and the prices they pay for materials, trends that are threatening their profits.