Mary Pea and her husband have always watched prices on their trips to the supermarket. But now when the couple go shopping in San Jose, Calif., they are buying fewer of the things they like in order to stay within their budget.
"We no longer purchase things like wild fresh fish, organic produce or dairy, or deli items," Pea said. "We stick to the perimeter of the store, as always, but stay away from some of the better quality or so-called luxury items."
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