I was heading out to take-in lunch to my parent who lives in a retirement home. We like to have a Harvey’s hamburger lunch, a break from the regular residence menu. Conveniently a fresh batch of Harvey coupons arrived in the morning mail. Isn’t it spooky sometimes how something you think about materializes right after?
But then I searched the coupon sheet for the familiar “two can dine for $12.99” and couldn’t spot it. I had to look closer. In the previous admail coupon pictured, the 12.99 deal was good up to Dec 31. but in the new admail the January-February deal is up a buck.
Is it price inflation in general? A consequence of the rising minimum wage?
Now the extra buck didn’t kill me. Or even bankrupt me. But I noticed it. Just like I notice the proliferation of self-service checkouts at IKEA or HDepot. And starting now, Loblaws makes the customer weigh their bananas instead of the cashier. Hmm.