The Hershey Company made two mistakes this year:
- Reduced the size of the Tree by 50%
- Made it shaped like a turd, which also drew attention to mistake number 1.
In a world filled with shrinking toilet paper it would be appreciated if some businesses would just once give us something more valuable without charging us more money. And it may appear that McDonald's did that with its new Quarter Pounder.
Less tea, same price. Hiding inflation in mini-reductions.
Joseph, son of Jacob, advised Pharaoh to store surplus grain during years of abundance against the day when there would be famine because of drought and so, despite bad weather, there was enough supply.
The fact that fewer people are eating in your home will be a call to action by the Obama administration to institute Obamafare - a government program to offer affordable food to the millions made hungry by the downsizing of product weights and sizes.
Adding oil to tuna is counterproductive, sort of like adding Muslims to a free society.
Money is so tight I am forced to get rid of my clothes washer.
Back in the 1970s I operated a vending machine company with hundreds of vending machines.
This exact same-sized jar of peanut-butter now contains almost 10% less product.