Monday Memo: What’s in a Name?

By Holland Cooke


BLOCK ISLAND, RI — All this month, my column outlines “Inflation Hacks,” easy ways to cut costs as our listeners (and we) are coping. To catch you up, here are the tips described here last week and the week before.

Shop “private labels”

Also known as a “store brand,” they’re simply products manufactured by one company and sold under another’s name.