hidden price rise

hidden price rise

a reduction in the quality or amount of a product offered at an unchanged PRICE, e.g. a reduction in the weight of a bar of chocolate sold at the same price as before. Compare HIDDEN PRICE REDUCTION.
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Multiplied by millions of cans, that is another hidden price rise.
The growing practice of charging the same price for shrinking goods has been criticised by watchdogs as hidden price rises.
Richard Lloyd said: "Shrinking products are little more than hidden price rises.
A SNEAKY energy giant has hidden price rises of nearly 18% for its poorest customers.
said: "These hidden price rises mean millions of people are forced to pay more than they expected at a time when household budgets are already squeezed.
said: "We think these shrinking products are little more than hidden price rises.
How many readers have noticed the hidden price rises - that four items for pounds 1/pounds 2 are now three for the same price?
The group's Richard Lloyd said: "We think these shrinking products are little more than hidden price rises.