In November 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods have continued to decline slightly in hyper and supermarkets (—0.1%)Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - November

In November 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets, as in October. In large and predominantly food stores (plus neighbor-hood stores), prices of frequently purchased goods were also down 0.1% in November 2014 as during the previous month. Excluding hyper and supermarkets, prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.3% in November 2014 after they stabilized in the last month.

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Paru le : 11/12/2014

In November 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets, as in October.

In large and predominantly food stores (plus neighborhood stores), prices of frequently purchased goods were also down 0.1% in November 2014 as during the previous month.

Excluding hyper and supermarkets, prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.3% in November 2014 after they stabilized in the last month.

Year-on-year, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets

In the year to November 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods in the hyper and supermarkets dropped by 1.0%, after —0.8%, year-on-year in October 2014. In November 2013, they had declined by 0.1% year-on-year.

In large and predominantly food stores plus neighborhood stores, prices of frequently purchased goods were also down 1.0% in November 2014 (after —0.8% in October). In October 2013, they had remained stable, year-on-year.

Considering all sorts of stores, the decrease in the prices of frequently purchased goods was slightly less marked in November 2014 (—0.7%, year-on-year, after —0.6% in October; +0.3 % in November 2013).

Graphique1English – Frequently purchased goods price indexes - year-on-year change %

  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indexes

Graphique2English – Frequently purchased goods price indexes

  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indexes

Tableau1English – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Index Changes (%) compared to
November 2014 last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 125.93 -0.1 -1.0
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 127.05 -0.1 -1.0
All stores excluding hyper and supermarkets 135.77 0.3 0.0
All stores 128.93 0.0 -0.7
  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indexes

Tableau2English – Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items
Index Changes (%) compared to
November 2014 last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 126.74 -0.1 -0.7
- Meat 139.75 0.0 -0.2
- Beverages 124.00 0.1 -0.3
- Other food products 121.11 -0.2 -1.1
Clearing and personal care products 122.61 -0.2 -2.3
Total : Hyper-and-Supermarkets 125.93 -0.1 -1.0
  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indexes

The decrease in food prices continued in hyper and supermarkets

Excluding fresh foodstuffs, prices of food and beverages decreased again slightly (—0.1% as in October). Year-on-year, they went down by 0.7% in November after —0.5% in October. In November 2013, they were stable year-on-year.

In November 2014, meat prices stayed broadly steady in hyper and supermarkets after a slight decline in October (—0.1%). Year-on-year, they diminished by 0.2% (—0.1% in October). In November 2013, they had risen by 2.0%, year-on-year.

Beverage prices increased slightly in hyper and supermarkets in November (+0.1%) after they stabilized during the last two months. Year-on-year, they were down 0.3% (—0.2% in October). In November 2013, they had grown by 0.5%, year-on-year.

Excluding unprocessed products, prices of other food products decreased again in hyper and supermarkets in November 2014 (—0.2% after —0.1% in October). Year-on-year, they fell by 1.1% in November (—0.9% in October); they had also decreased by 1.1%, year-on-year, in November 2013.

The decrease in prices of cleaning and personal care products has continued

In November 2014, prices of cleaning and personal care products were down 0.2% in hyper and supermarkets after —0.3% in October. Year-on-year, they fell by 2.3% (—2.0% in October). In November 2013, they had declined by 0.7% year-on-year.

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