As you may know, the National Consumer Panel is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. And we couldn’t have done it without our great panel members! So to help acknowledge all of the hard work our panelists do, we have many exciting things in store this year.

Starting soon, the NCP Blog will be conducting several contests where 10 people can each win a $10 gift card. (Can you see what we’re doing here? LOL)

So be on the lookout for our first contest coming very soon. More details in a future blog posting!

I’m thinking about where I was 10 years ago. I was in elementary school. OK, well not quite. I was working, but not at NCP. My life has certainly changed a lot in the past 10 years!

What about you, what were you doing 10 years ago and how has your life changed? Let us know by leaving a comment.

Speaking of 10 years ago, it’s interesting to see how the price of certain goods and services have changed over the years.

Here’s some fascinating information from thepeoplehistory.com:

Item Average 2010 price 2020 price
White bread $2.49 $2.08
Price of 1 pound of potatoes   52¢ 78¢
Price of gallon of milk   $2.79 $4.12
Price of 1 pound of bacon   $3.22 $4.98
Price of dozen eggs   $1.37 $1.58
Price of pound of ground beef $3.78 $5.24
Average price gallon of gas     $2.73 $2.38
Movie ticket   $7.50 $9.11
First class stamp    44¢ 55¢

Note: The pricing information listed above may not reflect the prices in your area of the country, and so may not be anywhere near what you paid/are paying. We’re using this broad, general information just because we think it’s interesting!

Have a great weekend!

Best Regards,
Taylor