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Mouse Print* -- What Does "Veggie" Mean on Food Labels?

mouse print It seems like every new product coming out these days is "veggie" this or "plant-based" that. But what do shoppers expect when they see "veggie" on the label? That is our Mouse Print* story this week.

Oh No: Dollar Tree Raising Some Prices Above $1

Dollar The store where everything is a dollar, Dollar Tree, is finally succumbing to inflationary pressure. Some prices are going to be increased above one dollar and more stores will carry "Dollar Tree Plus" items in the $3-$5 range.


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36 Best Benefits of Amazon Prime Membership

Amazon Prime It should come as no surprise that MrConsumer does not hold an Amazon Prime membership. He simply does not buy enough from them to warrant spending $119 a year. But over 200 million people around the world are members. While the best known benefit is free shipping on most items, there are dozens of other useful benefits. Some of them include their video streaming service, free unlimited storage of photographs, free music streaming, and more.

Consumer Nostalgia

Remember the Radio Shack Battery Card?

Radio Shack Battery of the Month card
It entitled cardholders to one free battery a month in the '60s until the early '90s.

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Bargain of the Week

3 Pairs of Scotch 3M Scissors - $5.99

Costco is offering $4 off on a set of three 8-inch scissors through October 24th. MrConsumer bought them at BJ's when they were on sale for a dollar more, and they are great.


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Consumer Reports

Review of the iPhone 13

Consumer Reports offers their take on the just-introduced iPhone 13 series of cellphones. They say if you have an "11" or "12" that the "13" might not offer enough new features to warrant an upgrade. But, owners of much older iPhone models may benefit.

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