Today's Question for Manufacturers and Retailers: When Can I Raise My Price?

By Kimberly Knickle – July 7, 2011
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The question that manufacturers and retailers rarely want to voice out loud is "When Can I Raise My Prices?"  Input costs have been rising in many categories and across commodities, such as milk and cotton, though some of the measurements in the Commodity Price Indices have come off a March 2011 peak (see our Figure below from the IMF).


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Kimberly Knickle

Vice President, IT Priorities & StrategiesIDC Manufacturing Insights

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