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Gas prices: as cooking fuels become more expensive, people are turning to dirtier alternatives

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One consequence of the meteoric rise in the price of fossil gas has been that cooking meals is now much more expensive. In the UK, food bank users declined potatoes as they couldn’t afford to boil them. In Germany, increased heating and petrol costs have even forced some food banks to suspend their services.…

Back-to-School U.S. Retail Sales Expected to Grow 5.5%, Compared to Last Year, According to Mastercard SpendingPulse

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The FINANCIAL-- Anticipated growth builds on positive retail momentum, as total retail sales rose 12%* year-over-year in May, fueled by pent-up demand and reopenings, Mastercard notes.…