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High inflation prompts employee bonuses, deals for customers
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A swath of companies and institutions are finding ways to help Americans cope with inflation by doling out employee bonuses or by offering more promotions than usual.
In July, consumer prices jumped 8.5% compared to a year earlier, down from June when prices jumped 9.1%. While Americans got some relief last month with inflation slipping slightly, it's still sitting around its highest level in 40 years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the August inflation report on September 13.
To help with rising prices, Domino's announced an "inflation relief deal." Customers will get 20% off all menu-priced items ordered online for a limited time. This applies to stores nationwide, according to the pizza chain.
DOMINO'S LAUNCHES AN 'INFLATION RELIEF DEAL' NATIONWIDE
The move was similar to Krispy Kreme's promotion back in April when the doughnut maker offered customers a discount on its sweet treats to offset the pain at the pump. The company sold a dozen Original Glazed Donuts for the price of a gallon of regular gas.