LKI 25th Press statement- PARENTS AND STUDENTS BRACE for huge increases in the prices of school supplies

2019-05-27 11:14:35

Gabay sa Pamimili ng School Supplies  ng Department of Trade and Industry , May  25, 2019 vs. May 15, 2018


LKI 25  th Press statement , May 26, 2019. - PARENTS AND STUDENTS BRACE ON HUGE INCREASES IN PRICES OF  NOTEBOOKS, PAD PAPERS AND OTHER SCHOOL SUPPLIÈS

 

A. Complosition and Writing  Notebooks

price increases range from 2.50 to 4.00 per piece

B.  Spiral Notebooks.

price increases from .90  tp 4.75 a piece.


C. Pad papers .

price increases from 2.00 to 7.00


D. Pencils


price increases from 2.00 to 5.00 pack of 3.


 E. Ballpens

price increases from .25 to 2.00, a piece or pack of 3.


F . Erasers

no price changes

 G. Crayons

3 brands with price increases from 2.00 to 10.00 pesos for 8 , 12, 16 , and 24 pieces a box.


all other brands , no change.


H.Sharpener and Ruler


price  increases  from 2.00 to 8.00 a piece

Observations:


1. Price increases  were observed on most brands of paper and wood based school supplies like notebooks , pad papers and pencils.


2.  Noticeable increases were observed  on plastic based school supplies like ballpen , rulers and sharpeners. 


3. Crayons are generally  stable  except for those with price increases 


4. interestingly, erasers maintained their 2018 srp.


5. few new brands were  added.


6. SKU s summary with price increases 


# composition and Writing  notebooks 7 / 12


# spiral notebooks  12/18


#pad paper grade 1 to 4 -  11/12


#intermediate  pad - 10/12


#pencils - 7/16


#balllens- 7/20


# crayons 3/111


# sharpeners 5 /8


# rulers  5/8

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