EXTREME PRICE DIFFERENCES FOR THE SAME PRODUCT

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Compare actual prices of different products and merchandise: Supermarkets, store brands, medicine, Christmas gifts, restaurants, gasoline, office supplies, convenience stores.
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3.0 EXTREME PRICE DIFFERENCES FOR THE SAME PRODUCT; COMPARISON SHOPPING

In the roaring economy people have less time than money, but you can pay 7 times as much for the same thing by going to a convenience store or drug store. We decided to look for the lowest and highest price on the same item. The highest prices were for small quantities of name-brand products at convenience stores. The lowest prices were comprabable store-brands at discount department stores.

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Batteries
(4AA Alkaline)
Highest price   $5.79
Lowest price    $1.50
Price difference ------- 286% more
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Liquid Laundry Detergent
Cost per fluid ounce
Highest price  17 cents
Lowest price    2 cents
Price difference ------- 750% more
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Light bulbs
(60 watt)
Highest price   85 cents
Lowest price    22 cents
Price difference ------- 286% more


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