Sales in supermarkets during November increased 1.7% compared to the same month in 2021, the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec) reported this Wednesday.
In addition, sales during November in these large chains were 1.6% above those of October, measured at constant prices, the agency reported.
On the other hand, in the large wholesale supermarkets, sales in November fell 2.1% in interannual terms, although they rose 5.8% compared to the previous month.
Meanwhile, in the large shopping centers, sales in November 2022 were 7.2% above those of the same month in 2021 and accumulated a rise of 41.2% in the year.
Of the total sold in supermarkets, 25.4% corresponded to Warehouse products; 13.5% to Beverages; 12.9% cleaning and perfumery articles; 10% in Dairy and 9% in meat, among others.
38.8% of sales were made through credit cards; 29.3% debit; 28.3% in cash, and 3.6% in “Other means of payment”.
The jurisdictions where the most significant increases in sales at current prices were registered, in terms of percentage variation, were: “Entre Ríos”, 112.3%; “Santa Fe”, 109.7%; “Santa Cruz”, 107.7%; “Land of Fire”, 107.5%; and “Santiago del Estero” with 106.7%.
In the “Large shopping centers”, 44.3% of the invoiced corresponded to clothing, footwear and leather goods; 13.2% to Food Court, food and kiosk, 12.9% in Electronics, household appliances and computing; and 10.9% in Sportswear and accessories, among others.