Data: Fall in shop prices slows as supply chain disruption begins to bite

Essential groceries like condiments, cooking sauces, rice and canned goods fill the shelves at the first Morrisons Daily store, in Crewe.

While shop prices fell in the month of August, deflation eased for the period as experts warned of looming inflation due to wider macroeconomic issues, such as the ongoing supply chain issues.

The rate of shop price deflation eased to 0.8% year-on-year in August compared to July’s decrease of 1.2%, according to the latest the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index.

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