Hyperinflation in Fast Food

Aaron trys to buy his Dollar hamburger at a local fast food restaurant but fails. Aaron finds the hamburgers price has nearly doubled.

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g says ... on Thursday, Feb 4 at 1:10 PM

What a whiner. Perhaps you could go home and make yourself a hamburger for $1

E says ... on Tuesday, Feb 2 at 1:47 AM

Jeremy, "our" taxes won't go up unless "we" make over 200,000 a year. And 60% of Lane County makes 24K or less.

Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Jan 31 at 5:39 PM

Everything in Oregon is hyper-inflated, always. We have some of the highest cost of living in the nation. Why is this news? Why go to the most "expensive" fast-food restaurant looking for McDonald's style pricing?

Jeremy says ... on Friday, Jan 29 at 4:06 PM

I know that you will say that the minimum wage didn't go up this year, but it has the past several years. You mentioned that the price has been the same for several years, so the minimum wage has had an impact on this product.

Jeremy says ... on Friday, Jan 29 at 4:04 PM

Businesses need to make money. Our food prices have gone up, the states minimum wage has gone up, and our taxes have gone up (they will go up even more now that the two new state tax measures passed). We can't leave our prices the same forever.

what? says ... on Tuesday, Jan 26 at 12:46 AM

I don't get the point--if this was a promo or a recently repriced item---was "Aaron" trying to get her to eventually give him the burger for a buck? if all he had was 1.00, why didn't he pick the one that was 99 cents, as she had mentioned?

Marissa says ... on Monday, Jan 25 at 1:49 PM

You shouldn't harass her, or actually be more of a smartass to her through the drive thru because its not like she makes the price. Prices rise due to inflation. Go to McDonalds then.

lee98632 says ... on Wednesday, Jan 20 at 11:43 PM

Yeah, I had the same thing that happened to me, I happened to have had a receipt a while from a year ago, The person at the counter was at lost for words

Sorry Aaron says ... on Wednesday, Jan 20 at 7:01 PM

Sorry Aaron that was a sale item that ended in December. It was a short time promo. It sells for $1.29 at our location. There are some other deals going on right now like the Jumbo Deal and 2 for 3$ croissant sandwiches.

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