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The latest reports on shopping habits have shown that during the last years consumers have changed their  behavior when it comes to shopping due to the current economic situation:

  • Consumers visit their supermarkets more often than in previous  years, but they spend less than before.
  • The 70% of the sold products are essential goods.
  • Clients don’t buy what they don’t really need anymore.

From the trolley to the basket

In order to be aligned with the consumption dynamics, many supermarkets have purchased more shopping basket instead of metallic trolleys. These baskets, offer a perfect solution to the end customer, due to their smaller capacity and their drivability. We are seeing an evolution, from the trolley to the basket.

New trend: proximity stores

After having overcome the crisis years ago, we see a change in trend. In the 90s and 2000 supermarkets and gigantic hypermarkets were booming. Today, local stores are fashionable. If you want to know more, you can download this pdf to better understand this trend. And if you want to know more, you can read this article.