Originally Posted by chadta
Not at all, why do you think containers of everything have been getting smaller and smaller, costs have gone up, rather than raising prices they have been shrinking product sizes.
You miss the point. The straw man is your assertion that I have claimed costs should not be passed on. In fact, I said EXACTLY the opposite in this very thread.
That's, of course, not to say there aren't many business who are currently gouging their customers and/or abusing their labor. It's a great strategy for short terms profits, but does not lend itself to long term viability.