President Joe Biden will convene a roundtable meeting with a group of major retailers and consumer product manufacturers to discuss rising prices for everyday products and supply chain problems that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, a White House official told MarketWatch.

The meeting will be held virtually and in person and attended by Best Buy Co. Inc.
BBY,
-2.17%

CEO Corie Barry, Samsung
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CEO KS Choi, Walmart Inc.
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-0.91%

CEO Dough McMillion, CVS Health Corp.
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chief Karen Lynch, as well as the top executives at Kroger Co.
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Mattel Inc.
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,
Qurate Retail Inc.
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Todos Supermarket and Food Lion.

Following the meeting the president will deliver remarks on his administrations’ efforts to improve supply chains and combat inflation.



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