In July 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0,1% in hyper and supermarketsPrice Index in large and predominantly-food stores - July 2014

In July 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods declined by 0,1% in hyper and supermarkets, as in June 2014. In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased also by 0.1% in July 2014, as in June 2014. Excluding hyper and supermarkets, prices of frequently purchased goods also diminished by 0.1% in the other sort of stores in July 2014, as in June 2014.

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Paru le : 13/08/2014

In July 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods declined by 0,1% in hyper and supermarkets, as in June 2014.

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased also by 0.1% in July 2014, as in June 2014.

Excluding hyper and supermarkets, prices of frequently purchased goods also diminished by 0.1% in the other sort of stores in July 2014, as in June 2014.

Year-on-year, prices of frequently purchased goods dropped in the hyper and supermarkets in july 2014

The fall of the prices of frequently purchased goods in the hyper and supermarkets sped up : their annual rate of change was —0.6% in July 2014 after —0.5% in June 2014 ; —0,3% in May 2014 and —0,1% during the first four months of 2014.

The decline in prices of frequently purchased goods became more marked in large and predominantly food stores (—0.7% in the year to July 2014 after —0.6%, year-on-year, in June 2014 and —0.3% in May 2014).

Overall, the prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.4%, year-on-year in july 2014 considering all kinds of stores (after —0.3% in June 2014). In July 2013, prices of frequently purchased goods were up 0.7 % in average compared with the same month one year ago in all stores.

Graphique1English – Frequently purchased goods price indexes annual increase %

  • 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 July Variations(%)
2014 last month last 12 months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 126.37 -0.1 -0.6
Large and predominantlyfood stores (A + neighborhood stores) 127.48 -0.1 -0.7
Other stores 135.36 -0.1 0.1
All stores 129.10 -0.1 -0.4
  • 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 July Variations(%)
2014 last month last 12 months
Food and beverages(excluding fresh foodstuffs) 127.13 -0.1 -0.4
- Meat 139.93 -0.1 0.4
- Beverages 123.80 -0.1 -0.5
- Other food products 121.82 -0.2 -0.8
Clearing and personal care products 123.30 -0.1 -1.7
Total : Hyper-and-Supermarkets 126.37 -0.1 -0.6
  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indexes

Food prices (excluding unprocessed products) decreased again in July 2014 in hyper and supermarkets

As in June 2014, prices of food and beverages, excluding fresh foodstuffs, declined by 0.1% in July 2014 in hyper and supermarkets. Compared to July 2013, they went down by 0.4% after —0.3% in June 2014. In July 2013, they were 0.5% higher than those of July 2012 in hyper and supermarkets.

After they stabilized in June 2014, meat prices declined slightly in hyper and supermarkets in July 2014 (—0.1%). Year-on-year, they slowed down again, their annual rate of growth fell to +0.4% in July 2014, down from +0.5% in June 2014 and +0.7% in May 2014. They had grown by 3.0% between July 2012 and July 2013.

In hyper and supermarkets, beverage prices declined by 0.1% in July 2014, as in June 2014. In the year to July 2014, they went down by 0.5% after —0.4% in the year to June 2014.

Excluding unprocessed food, prices of other food products decreased by 0.2% in hyper and supermarkets in July 2014, as in June 2014. In the year to July 2014, they decreased by 0.8% after —0.6%, year-on-year in June 2014.

The decrease in prices of cleaning and personal care products continued in hyper and supermarkets

Prices of cleaning and personal care products decreased by 0.1% in July 2014, as in June 2014 in hyper and supermarkets. In the year to July 2014, they fell by 1.7%, after —1,9% in June 2014 year-on-year.

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