In June 2015, prices of frequently purchased goods declined by 0.1% in hyper and supermarketsPrice Index in large and predominantly-food stores - June 2015

In June 2015, prices of frequently purchased goods declined by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets after remaining broadly unchanged during the two previous months.

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Paru le : 15/07/2015

In June 2015, prices of frequently purchased goods declined by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets after remaining broadly unchanged during the two previous months.

In contrast, prices of frequently purchased goods increased very slightly in June 2015 (+0.1%) in the other sorts of stores, as in May. Considering all stores, they were stable in June 2015.

Year-on-year, in hyper and supermarkets, prices of frequently purchased decreased by 0.9%

Year-on-year, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.9% in hyper and supermarkets in June 2015, as in May. In June 2014, they had declined by 0.5%.

In large and predominantly food stores, decrease in prices of frequently purchased goods was in the same extent year-on-year (-0.9%, as in May).

Considering all stores, prices of frequently purchased goods were down in a lesser manner than in hyper and supermarkets (-0.4% year-on-year after -0.6% in May). They rose slightly (+0.4% year-on-year) excluding hyper and supermarkets and large and predominantly food stores.

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
June 2015 last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 125.42 -0.1 -0.9
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 126.52 0.0 -0.9
Other stores 135.98 0.1 0.4
All stores 128.67 0.0 -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 Changes (%) compared to
June 2015 last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 126.40 0.0 -0.7
- Meat 139.75 0.1 -0.2
- Beverages 124.06 -0.1 0.1
- Other food products 120.46 0.0 -1.3
Clearing and personal care products 121.36 -0.3 -1.6
Total Hyper-and-Supermarkets 125.42 -0.1 -0.9
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

The decline in food prices was alleviated again in hyper and supermarkets year-on-year

In June 2015, prices of food excluding fresh foodstuffs were broadly unchanged in hyper and supermarkets for the third month in a row. Year-on-year, they decreased by 0.7% (after -0.8% in May and -1.0% in April). In June 2014, they had declined by 0.3% year-on-year.

Variation by products were mixed.

Thus, prices of meat sold in hyper and supermarkets continued to recover again (+0,1 % after +0.3% in May). Year-on-year, they were down 0.2% (-0.3% in May). In June 2014, they had increased by 0.5% year-on-year.

In June, beverage prices diminished by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets. Year-on-year, they increased slightly (+0.1% after +0.2% in May). In June 2014, they were down 0.4% year-on-year.

In June 2015, prices of other food products (excluding unprocessed foodstuffs) were stable in hyper and supermarkets, after decreasing during thirteen months in a row. Year-on-year, they dropped by 1.3% (-1.5% in May). In June 2014, they went down 0.6% year-on-year.

Continued decrease in prices of cleaning and personal care products

In June 2015, prices of cleaning and personal care products decreased again in hyper and supermarkets (-0.3% after -0.2% in May). Year-on-year, they declined by 1.6% (after -1.5% in May and -1.9% in June 2014).

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