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Supermarket Cheat Sheet

Supermarket cheat sheet The weekly food shop can so easily go from spend to splurge. Our survey* revealed 76% of people are seduced by special offers, costing them an average of £11.14 per shop. But, with a dash of planning and a sprinkling of know-how, you can cut the cost of your food bill. Before you set off, ask yourself: Do I really need to go shopping? Have I made a shopping list? If not, make one now Do bigger shops - but less often 82% of people make shopping lists and 61% of these say it makes them feel more in control of their money. Your wallet could benefit from buying in bulk, especially if you're among the 26% who shop three or more times every week. Have I got my shopping bags? Is my stomach rumbling? Bring your own bags Have a pre-supermarket snack With retailers now charging 5p per bag, bringing your own is an easy win. 68% of people have clocked this and 59% say food shopping when hungry makes them buy more than they'd planned – already opt for reusable bags. and spend on average £10.87 more. Know when to stop 31% of those who make unplanned purchases end up buying extra fruit and veg. But be honest: will you eat those superfoods – or will they end up rotting in the fridge? 33% 33% Compare prices by weight Extra FREE Extra FREE Is that 33% extra free really what it seems? Do the maths: find the per-weight price and compare across items. Don't go on gut feeling: From a list of four offers (BOGOF, buy two get a third free) (53%) of people could not select the deal with the best value. BOGOF BOGOF Stick to your list Would you have bought those items anyway? If not, steer clear. 76% of people say they buy more items as a result of special offers (including the mighty buy one, get one free), costing them an average of £11.14 per shop. Go 'own brand' Before stacking your trolley high with cans of baked beans, try checking out the supermarket's own brand instead. As 42% of shoppers have realised, chances are it's a lot cheaper. :l:l:l:1: Pay in cash Pay cash – and you could find it easier to stay under budget. 25% of people say they typically ££££ spend less when paying cash than with other payment methods, while only 9% say they spend more. 09011984 Did you stick to your guns (and your shopping list) and race through the weekly shop like a hero? If so, you can go home and enjoy the warm glow that comes with saving. * Data based on an online survey of 2004 UK adults conducted between 8 and 11 January 2016 by Opinium Research УД

Supermarket Cheat Sheet

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An infographic filled with useful tips and tricks to help the average person save money on their next trip to the supermarket.

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