Indeed it is. Adjusting prices because of market conditions is consumer neutral. It's anit-consumer when those adjustments are exaggerated. For example, if gas prices rise by 5% on average but one company takes advantage and raises prices by 25% without justification. That's price gouging and that's anti-consumer.
I don't write the definitions of terms, just adhere to what they mean. If it is not favorable to consumers, it is anti-consumer. A price increase is not favorable to consumers, thus making it anti-consumer. I am not sure what your issue is since you are the one that initially made the claim. 🤷🏽♂️
Anti-consumer: not favorable to consumer; improperly favoring the interests of businesses over the interests of consumers
It's not just what's unfavorable to the consumer but also if it improperly favors the interest of the business. Adjusting for inflation is not improper, though consumers could perceive it as unfavorable.
My initial post was clearly sarcastic being all caps with multiple exclamations. I was making fun of those who called Sony anti-consumer for raising prices in other regions for the exact same reasons.
Neither MS nor Sony are being anti-consumer by raising a region's prices based on their economy.
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