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No resolution over food price control ‘stalemate’

The Bahamian food distribution industry was last night said to have reached a “stalemate” over efforts to strike a price control deal with the Government via a 1,000-strong product list designed to “more than half-way” meet its demands.

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‘Peaceful resolution’ targeted over food price control dispute

Food retailers and wholesalers were yesterday said to be hoping to seal a “win, win win” and “peaceful resolution” to their price control dispute with the Government when they meet three senior Cabinet ministers tomorrow morning.

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Food retailers expand price control list offer

Food retailers were last night hoping the Government will agree to an “expanded list” of price-controlled products before the weekend so that Bahamian consumers can enjoy cost of living “relief” come Monday.

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Food stores ‘expecting’ price control extension

Bahamian food stores yesterday said they “expect” the Government to extend tomorrow’s deadline to implement the major price control regime expansion if both parties are unable to reach agreement by then.

‘Herculean effort’: Food stores submit price controls counter

Bahamian food retailers were last night hoping the Government “embraces their Herculean effort” to craft an alternative to the major price control regime expansion that satisfies the needs of all parties.

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Smaller stores ‘lead way’ on price control response

Small, inner-city and Family Island food stores were yesterday said to be “leading the way” as the industry works “feverishly” to supply the Government with an alternative to the massive price control expansion by this Friday.


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