Government must intervene over prices

2015-05-13 06:00

IT is time the government intervenes regarding soaring food prices.

Sure, when there is an increase in the price of fuel, retail outlets must increase the price of goods because of higher transportation costs.

However, when there is a drop in fuel prices, the goods in retail outlets are not marked down.

The majority of consumers are living from hand to mouth. All retail outlets should indicate when it is pensioners’ day so they will be aware of this.

I pray that retail outlets can comprehend the plight of consumers and not exist only to scrounge off them.



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