Cost inflation: It's not just for groceries and gas any more.
IF YOU [CAN AFFORD TO] BUILD IT
Cost inflation: It's not just for groceries and gas any more. For the past year and a half, supermarkets have been coping with rising food costs, but for longer than that they have also been dealing with double-digit hikes on some of the materials they need to build and remodel their stores as well. Some observers estimate that costs are rising as much as 1% per month. Although there are some signs