Everyone is saving money these days when inflation is red hot. We count every penny, we want to avoid any form of waste. However, this often turns out to be a headache. From custom, which says to save, says to give up certain needs. However, there is another trick that also saves money when purchasing power is low. Is about know which store to choose to do your shopping.
Purchasing power: a simple but effective trick
inflation is a common problem among many French at this time. And at the dawn of the new school year, everything gets complicated. Although the government offers various benefits to households, advice on saving money is always welcome. Among the tricks the French use are supermarket subscriptions.
Many are those who give themselves to her. This offers a number of advantages and at the same time saves money. However, there is another way that is simple, but quite effective. And this without making a subscription. In fact, sometimes you just have to choose the right store to buy certain products. at cheaper prices.
The ranking of the UFC-Que Choisir
To know which supermarkets are selling low priced products, there is a classification. This classification is good, because our purchasing power is at half mast. It is the association UFC-Que Choisir that presents it every year. Exists 1006 stores in France. These stores belong to the eight main banners. In September 2021, researchers from said association classified these stores.
In this ranking you can see the list of these stores with their prices registered on drive-thru sites. researchers tested 98 products sold at Leclerc, Intermarché, Casino, Cora, Carrefour, Auchan, Colruyt and Système U. Among the products in question, there are savory and sweet foods. They also tested beverages, frozen foods, hygiene, dairy and non-dairy products.
Leclerc tops the standings
The association reveals a difference of 60 euros between brands on the price of a basket with these 98 products. At the top of the ranking mentioned above, we find Leclerc. This brand stands out from the others by offering products at low prices. The consumer association affirms this observation by revealing the difference in the cost of shopping carts between different brands.
According to this association, in Michel Édouard Leclerc stores, a shopping cart costs 348 euros. While at Intermarché a shopping cart costs 356 euros, at Système U it costs 365 euros. In the Casino, on the other hand, the prices are higher. Indeed, a shopping basket there would cost 408 euros. that represents a difference of 17% compared to the price in Leclerc.
Intermarché is not far behind
UFC-Que Choisir keeps on giving more interesting details for those who care about their purchasing power. In fact, Leclerc differs from other brands in very specific products.
To buy dairy products, beverages, frozen foods, and sweet and savory groceries, Leclerc is the cheapest. As far as frozen foods are concerned, the brand is up there with Colruyt. The same goes for hygiene departments. Intermarché is not far behind in the other products.
It should also be noted the price difference from one point of sale to another. This difference, the researchers found in Cora stores. According to these researchers, the difference is 19 euros. And this, for similar articles. This gap is even more flagrant at Carrefour and Casino. In fact, the researchers noted a respective difference of 101 and 107 euros.
Purchasing power: where to buy cheaper?
To know which is the cheapest store, you have to take into account the area of the store. Yes, it seems unlikely, but this little trick can save you money. That said, to find products that cost less, it’s best to go in a bigger place.
This is valid for signs located on the same street. Another tip allows you to spend less in your shopping cart. It is to choose your store according to the prices of your favorite daily products.
For good deals, discount stores like Lidl or Netto are good options. These signs have carved a niche in the lives of the French for a few years. All thanks to its price. In fact, these signs lower your prices. This technique has allowed Lidl and Aldi to hold 10% of the consumer market share.
#Pouvoir #dachat #voici #supermarché #qui #permet #faire #dincroyables #économies #aux #courses