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

In hyper and supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.1% in November 2013, after a decrease by 0.2% in October 2013.

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Paru le : 12/12/2013

In hyper and supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.1% in November 2013, after a decrease by 0.2% in October 2013.

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

In November 2013, the prices of frequently purchased goods were 0.2% lower than those of November 2012 in the hyper and supermarkets (after —0.1% in the year to October 2013). In November 2012, they were up 1.0%, year–on–year.

In November 2013, prices increased by 0.2% in the hypermarkets and stabilised in the supermarkets

In hypermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods were up 0.2% in November 2013 after —0.3% in October 2013.

In the year to November 2013, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hypermarkets went down by 0.4%, as in October 2013. In November 2012, they increased by 0.9%, year–on–year.

In supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods were stabilised in November 2013; they were down 0.1% in October 2013.

In November 2013, the prices of frequently purchased goods in supermarkets remained stable, year on year (+0.2% in October 2013). They increased by 1.3% between November 2011 and November 2012.

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

  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes

Graphique2 – Frequently purchased goods price indexes

  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes. base 100 : 1998

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index November 2013 one month Index November 2013
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 126.0 0.1 –0.2
- Hypermarkets 125.1 0.2 –0.4
- Supermarkets 127.7 0.0 0.0
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 127.6 0.1 –0.1
Other 138.0 0.1 2.2
Total 129.8 0.1 0.4
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes

Tableau2 – Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items
Variations (%) over
Index November 2013 one month Index November 2013
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 126.5 0.1 0.0
- Meat 138.3 0.1 1.8
- Beverages 123.8 0.2 0.4
- Other food products 121.3 0.0 –1.1
Clearing and personal care products 124.0 0.0 –1.0
Total : Hyper-and-Supermarkets 126.0 0.1 –0.2
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes

Excluding fresh foodstuffs, food prices went up 0.1% in the hyper and supermarkets in November

Excluding fresh foodstuffs, the prices of food and beverage prices increased by 0.1% in the hyper and supermarkets in November 2013 after a decline of 0.2 % in October 2013. Compared with the same month one year ago, they stabilized (+0.1% in a year to October 2013). In November 2012, the food and beverage prices (excluding fresh foodstuffs) grew by 1.3% year–on–year.

In November 2013, the meat prices were up slightly (+0.1%) in the hyper and supermarkets (as in October 2013). Year–on–year, they decelerated: their annual rate of change was down from +2.1% in October 2013 to +1.8% in November 2013. In November 2012, they increased by 3.1% compared with the same month one year ago.

In the hyper and supermarkets, beverage prices increased by 0.1% in November 2013, after a fall of 0.2% in October 2013, in the wake of the rise of the upturn of alcoholic beverage prices. In the year to November 2013, beverage prices rose by 0.4% after +0.2% in October, year–on–year.

In November 2013, the prices of the other food products (excluding fresh foodstuffs) stabilized after a decrease by 0.2% in hyper and supermarkets in October 2013. In the year to November 2013, they fell by 1.1%, as in October 2013. In November 2012, they were almost stable (+0.1%) compared with the same month one year ago.

The prices of cleaning and personal care products stabilized in November 2013 in the hyper and supermarkets

In November 2013, the prices of cleaning and personal care products remained stable in the hyper and supermarkets while they decreased by 0.2% in October 2013. They were down 1.0%, year–on–year (as in October 2013). In November 2012, they were stable compared with the same month one year ago.

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