Everyday Prices Were Unchanged in February

– March 15, 2017

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index was unchanged in February because an increase in prices at grocery stores and restaurants was offset by a decline in gasoline prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in everyday purchases such as groce …

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Food, Energy, and Health Care Lead Everyday Prices Higher

– February 15, 2017

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index rose 1 percent in January led by food, energy, and health-care prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care products. Over the …

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Consumer Demand Fuels Entertainment Price Hikes

– January 18, 2017

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index inched up 0.2 percent in December, led by rising gasoline prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care products. Over the past …

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Prices Fall for Common Holiday Gift Items

– December 15, 2016

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index fell 0.4 percent in November, led by lower gasoline prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care products. The EPI including a …

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Falling Agricultural Prices Clip Grocery Increases

– November 17, 2016

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index dropped 0.1 percent in October as falling fuel and utility prices offset an increase for gasoline. The EPI measures price changes that people see in their everyday purchases, such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, a …

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Rising Gas Prices Nudge Everyday Prices Higher for September

– October 18, 2016

AIER’s monthly Everyday Price Index rose 0.2 percent in September, driven by a 2.3 percent jump in gasoline prices. Over the past 12 months, the index has fallen 0.1 percent. The EPI including apparel, a broader measure, rose 0.4 percent in September a …

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Gas Prices Drop and Apparel Increases Slow, Lowering Everyday Prices

– September 16, 2016

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.1 percent in August from July, driven down by a 3 percent drop in gasoline prices. The EPI measures price changes that people see in their everyday purchases, such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and personal-care …

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Lower Gas Prices Slowed Everyday Spending in July

– August 16, 2016

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.4 percent in July from June, driven by the first drop in energy prices in five months. The EPI measures changes in prices that people see in their everyday purchases, such as groceries, gasoline, utilities, and person …

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Everyday Prices Higher in June, While Grocery Prices Decline.

– July 15, 2016

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.8 percent in June from May, primarily driven by the increases in energy-related prices, which increased for the fourth month in a row. The EPI measures changes in prices that people see in their everyday purchases, su …

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Gas Prices Rise, While Grocery Prices Ease

– June 16, 2016

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.6 percent in May from April, led by a 6.6 percent jump in gasoline prices. The increase in gas prices was partially offset by a 0.5 percent drop in grocery prices from April to May. The EPI measures changes in prices …

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Food and Fuel Lead Everyday Prices Higher

Everyday purchases cost more in April as gas prices took off.

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Everyday Prices Reverse Direction in March

– April 14, 2016

Rising energy prices push everyday prices higher.

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