On March 18th Procter & Gamble announced they will raise detergent prices by 4.5 percent starting in June!

Here is a little of what the article said:

Procter & Gamble Co will raise detergent prices by 4.5 percent in June as the world's largest household products maker starts to respond to rising costs for materials, packaging and transportation.

The maker of Tide, Gain and Era laundry detergents said the increase would go into effect on June 6. Prices that shoppers pay are ultimately set by retailers.

P&G and other consumer products makers are dealing with higher costs for paper, aluminum and other goods used in product manufacturing, as well as higher transportation costs. Companies have been cautiously rolling out price increases as shoppers remain cost-conscious, especially in light of rising gasoline prices.

You can read the full article here.

In my stockpile, I have over 100 bottles of laundry detergent, that have a retail value of over $1,100.00 and I did not pay even a penny for them! I purchase them as the sales happen. I go back to couponing basics

The benefits of extreme couponing and stockpiling are going to keep my family in clean clothes regardless of the price increase.

That is why I always say "Buy what you need, when you don't need it"

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