Consumer spends more in supermarket

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10 July 2007, AMSTERDAM – Consumers spent more in supermarkets in the first six months of 2007 than in the first half of last year. The average amount spent per visit rose from EUR 20.17 to EUR 20.67.

10 July 2007

AMSTERDAM – Consumers spent more in supermarkets in the first six months of 2007 than in the first half of last year. The average amount spent per visit rose from EUR 20.17 to EUR 20.67.

The total turnover of supermarkets rose by 2.9 percent to EUR 13.86 billion, according to figures published on Tuesday by market research bureau GfK.

GfK expects growth in turnover of 3 percent for 2007 as a whole, to an estimated EUR 28 billion.

Albert Heijn, Jumbo, Lidl and Plus are winning over more and more customers, while Konmar, Edah and Aldi are losing shoppers.

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