WASHINGTON -- Retail prices for food sold at supermarkets increased a seasonally adjusted 0.7% in July against June, as prices for all consumer goods edged up 0.2%, the Labor Department reported last week in its Consumer Price Index. against June, but posted a 6.1% increase from July 1999, the Commerce Department said in a separate report last week. By comparison, retail sales for all consumer goods last month were unchanged and increased 4.1% over the year. Among the categories of food ...
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