May 19, 2023

Why Some Companies Keep Getting Away With Higher Prices

by The Journal

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Companies continue to raise prices on everything from streaming services to handbags, sometimes at a rate that exceeds the pace of inflation. WSJ’s Suzanne Kapner and Greg Ip unpack why this is happening.

Further Reading:

- Pricing Power: This Is Kate Spade’s Hottest Bag…and It Costs $500 

- We May Be Getting Used to High Inflation, and That’s Bad News 

Further Listening:

- Why the Fed Raised Interest Rates Amidst a Banking Crisis 

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