Sales in supermarkets during October fell 1.6% in relation to the same month last year, while in wholesale self-services they fell 7.1% year-on-year, reported today the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec).
On the other hand, operations in large shopping centers or malls, based on the measurement at constant prices, grew 8.2% compared to the same month of the previous year.
As detailed by INDEC, total sales at constant prices in supermarkets accumulated from January to October 2022 an increase of 1.9% compared to the same period in 2021.
The groups of items with the most significant increases in total sales at current prices were: “Greengrocers and greengrocers”, 128.0%; “Prepared foods and rotisserie”, 109.4%; “Electronics and household items”, 104.0%; and “Bakery”, 99.9%, in interannual terms.
Regarding wholesale self-services, the accumulated January-October 2022 presented a decrease in sales level of 0.6% at constant prices compared to the same period in 2021.
Total sales at current prices had more significant increases compared to the same month of the previous year in: “Greengrocers and greengrocers”, 144.2%; “Bakery”, 112.6%; “Drinks”, 89.8%; “Warehouse” 89.1%; and “Meats”, 83.9%.
Supermarket sales decreased 1.6% year-on-year in October 2022 and 0.7% compared to the previous month https://t.co/2kzJzKm876 pic.twitter.com/38rbF3SsLc
— INDEC Argentina (@INDECArgentina) December 27, 2022