The turnover of supermarkets in the period from February 24 to May 10, 2020, exceeded 1.5 billion euros, ie eleven weeks after the occurrence of coronary heart attacks in Greece.
More specifically, according to the data published today by the research company IRI, the sales of supermarkets (Mainland Greece and Crete, not including islands) based on the data for the fast-moving categories amounted to 1,561 billion euros for the period 24/02 / 2020-10 / 5/2020 compared to the period 25/02 / 2019-12 / 5/2019, when they amounted to 1,262 billion euros, an increase of 23.7%.
Respectively, in the week ending on 5/10/2020, the sales of the supermarkets, in relation to the corresponding last year (12/5/2019), amounted to 132.68 million euros, increased by 19.4%.
From the beginning of 2020 until May 10, the growth of sales in value amounted to 15.3% compared to the corresponding period last year, ie from the beginning of 2019 to May 12, 2019.
Which products were first in sales
In the period 24/02 / 2020-10 / 5/2020, out of the 340 product categories sold within supermarket chains (not including variable weight products), 168 were food (22.1% value-added sales growth), 41 household products (34.5% value-added sales growth) 45 personal hygiene products (26.1% value-added sales growth) and 86 all others (20.9% value-added sales growth).
According to IRI measurements, the largest sales in value were presented by antiseptic gels where the turnover increased by 492.4%.
These are followed by dietary supplements with an increase of 329.5%, liquid wipes with an increase of 272% and alcohol with an increase of 240.3%.
As for the week ending 10/5/2020, in the 340 product categories sold within supermarket chains (not including variable weight products), 168 were food (sales growth of 17.5%), 41 household products ( 17.5% sales growth in value) 45 personal hygiene products (sales growth in value 13.3%) and 86 everything else (sales growth in value 50.6%).
The biggest sales in value, according to IRI measurements, were presented by antiseptic gels, where the turnover increased by 694.5%, dietary supplements, with an increase of 244.3%, liquid wipes with an increase of 222.1% and sports equipment with an increase of 197.7%.