New sales in January were up 7 percent, and February is seeing double-digit increases over last year.
Prices for pork, oranges and especially coffee rose dramatically over the past few weeks.
The latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor statistics show prices are going up for food, gas, rent and clothes.
Nationally, lettuce prices are on the rise due to weather conditions, and in St. Louis, produce vendors said the same is true, but not just for leafy greens.
New figures from the Federal Housing Finance Agency show home prices in metropolitan St. Louis on the decline.
The price for a gallon of regular unleaded is down to $2.99 at many locations.
Prices at some local stations flirt with sub-$3 territory.
Says “jitters” in the Mideast are overcoming usual fall price drop.
Prices rose more than a dime-per-gallon Tuesday as the hurricane slammed the Gulf of Mexico.
The impact of the drought is being felt right now by corn farmers, but the impact on your wallet is coming.