As the manager of a small business, I sincerely hope they do increase their prices in order to maintain their margins, and keep their suppliers and employees happy.
It's probably not the case that each and every Spyderco supplier increases their pricing on January 1st, though some may. It is the case though that small increases happen here or there every year, employees deserve raises here or there, and on top of everything, inflation goes up 3-5% each year.
Spyderco offers an excellent value with most of their products. I'm happy to pay a fair price for them.
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