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Derrick, 19yo, college studentThey're doing more cooking and less ready-prepared food, they're shopping around more, and indeed for the savvy shopper - and I'm thinking here particularly of non-foods - there are a lot of bargains to be had as price deflation and fierce competition between stores means there's more promotions, more discounts and more deals that I've ever seen before, he said.

  • Tom, 20yo, sales associate

    However, analysts expect this to mark a peak, with inflation tipped to...

  • Tom, 20yo, sales associate

    However, analysts expect this to mark a peak, with inflation tipped to...

  • Tom, 20yo, sales associate

    However, analysts expect this to mark a peak, with inflation tipped to...

  • Tom, 20yo, sales associate

    However, analysts expect this to mark a peak, with inflation tipped to...

  • Last week, the Bank of England cut interest rates to 4.5% from 5% in a co-ordinated worldwide move. The Bank added that the risks of inflation had moved "decisively" to the downside.

  • Last week, the Bank of England cut interest rates to 4.5% from 5% in a co-ordinated worldwide move. The Bank added that the risks of inflation had moved "decisively" to the downside.

  • Last week, the Bank of England cut interest rates to 4.5% from 5% in a co-ordinated worldwide move. The Bank added that the risks of inflation had moved "decisively" to the downside.

  • Last week, the Bank of England cut interest rates to 4.5% from 5% in a co-ordinated worldwide move. The Bank added that the risks of inflation had moved "decisively" to the downside.

  • Inflation is likely to fall as low as 1% by autumn 2009, and could turn negative if oil prices continued to fall, according to Jonathan Loynes, chief European economist at Capital Economics. CPI was once again rather worse than expected in September, but this will be the peak in inflation," he said. The key issue now is just how far and fast it will drop back as the food and energy.

  • And the Bank predicts it will remain above that level until well into next year. Traders in Birmingham discuss how the credit crunch is affecting sales. But reduced economic activity, rising unemployment and the continued difficulty in getting credit would curb spending and "dilute underlying inflationary pressures", said Howard Archer, chief UK and European economist.

  • And the Bank predicts it will remain above that level until well into next year. Traders in Birmingham discuss how the credit crunch is affecting sales. But reduced economic activity, rising unemployment and the continued difficulty in getting credit would curb spending and "dilute underlying inflationary pressures", said Howard Archer, chief UK and European economist.

  • Inflation is likely to fall as low as 1% by autumn 2009, and could turn negative if oil prices continued to fall, according to Jonathan Loynes, chief European economist at Capital Economics. CPI was once again rather worse than expected in September, but this will be the peak in inflation," he said. The key issue now is just how far and fast it will drop back as the food and energy.