By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Giant Eagle is extending the expiration of fuel and grocery perks in response to soaring gas prices and inflation.
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The company says the extension gives customers more time to collect and use points.
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Programme works by offering customers 10 cents per gallon or 2% off groceries for every 50 perks. Customers can redeem perks for up to 30 free gallons or 20% off grocery bills.
The United States is seeing its highest inflation in decades. Grocery prices rose 6.5% last year, marking the fastest rate of food inflation in more than a decade, according to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics.
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Gas prices are $4 higher with the state’s Deputy Energy Minister blaming COVID and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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