In July 2013, prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets decreased by 0.1%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - July 2013

In hyper and supermarkets, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in July; they increased by 0.1% in June.

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Paru le : 14/08/2013

In hyper and supermarkets, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in July; they increased by 0.1% in June.

Year-on-year, prices grew by 0.2% in hyper and supermarkets

In July 2013, prices of frequently purchased goods were 0.2% higher than those of July 2012 in hyper and supermarkets (after +0.5% in June 2013). They were up 1.5% year on year in July 2012.

Prices decreased by 0.2% in hypermarkets and rose slightly (+0.1%) in supermarkets in July

In July 2013, prices of frequently purchased good in hypermarkets went down by 0.2%. They grew by 0.2% in June 2013.

Year on year, prices of frequently purchased goods in hypermarkets went down by 0.2% in July 2013 (+0.3% in June). In July 2012, they increased by 1.2%, year on year.

In supermarkets, prices of frequently purchased goods were up 0.1% in July 2013, they were stable in June 2013.

Year on year, prices of frequently purchased goods rose by 0.6% in supermarkets in July 2013 (after +0.7% in June). In July 2012, they increased by 1.7%, year on year.

Graphique1 – Frequently purchased goods price indexes - annual changes (%)

  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indeces, base 100: 1998

Graphique2 – Frequently purchased goods price indexes

  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indeces, base 100: 1998

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index July 2013 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 126,1 –0,1 0,2
- Hypermarkets 125,3 –0,2 0,2
- Supermarkets 127,9 0,1 0,6
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 127,8 0,0 0,5
Other 137,6 0,1 3,1
Total 129,7 0,0 0,8
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indeces

– Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items
Variations (%) over
Index July 2013 one month 12 last months
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 126,6 0,0 0,5
- Meat 137,7 0,1 2,8
- Beverages 123,9 0,0 0,5
- Other food products 121,7 –0,1 –0,8
Clearing and personal care products 124,4 –0,2 –0,6
Total : Hyper-and-Supermarkets 126,1 –0,1 0,2
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indeces

Excluding fresh foodstuffs, food and beverage prices remained stable in hyper and supermarkets in July

Excluding fresh foodstuffs, food and beverage prices remained stable in hyper and supermarkets in July 2013. They rose sligthly in June (+0.1%). Year on year, they rose by 0.5 % after +0.6 % in June 2013. Food and beverage prices (excluding fresh foodstuffs) were higher 1.6% in July 2012 compared with the same month a year ago.

In July 2013, meat prices went up by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets (like in June 2013). Year on year, they increased by 2.8% in July (like in June 2013). In July 2012, they went up by 2.0%.

In hyper and supermarkets, beverage prices were stable in july after having incresased by 0.1% in June 2013. Between July 2012 and July 2013, beverage prices rose by 0.5% in July 2013 (+0.7% between June 2012 and June 2013). In July 2012, they grew by 3.3% year on year.

In July 2013, prices of other food products (excluding fresh foodstuffs) decreased by 0.1% after a slight increase (+0.1%) in June. They dipped by 0.8%, year on year (—0.7% in June 2013). Between July 2012 and July 2011, they rose by 0.7%.

Prices of cleaning and personal care products decreased in July 2013 in hyper and supermarkets

In July 2013, prices of the cleaning and personal care products were down 0.2% in hyper and supermarkets; they stayed steady in June. Year on year, they decreased by 0.6% (—0.3% in June). In July 2012, they went up 0.7% year on year.

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