7 supermarket tricks designed to get you to shop more

7 supermarket tricks designed to get you to shop more

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Have you ever wandered around the supermarket and spent more than you planned?

Don't blame yourself for this. Supermarkets actually have several different strategies to get you to spend more.

Be on the lookout for the secret psychology tactics these shops will try to use on you.

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7 supermarket tricks designed to get you to shop more

1. Cart size.

No, you are not shrinking. It's growing grocery carts. So much so that manufacturers even began to produce more powerful wheels for carts to withstand the load. The larger the cart, the more likely you are to end up spending more money. Therefore, try to walk around the supermarket with a basket.

7 supermarket tricks designed to get you to shop more

2. Packed vegetables and fruits.

Sliced fruits and vegetables look attractive and promise to save you time as there is no need to wash or cut them. However, they cost much more.

7 supermarket tricks designed to get you to shop more

3. Goods at the checkout.

Have you ever wondered why all those magazines and delicious candies are at the checkout? This is one of the supermarket tricks that will make you buy something at the last minute while you wait in line.

7 supermarket tricks designed to get you to shop more

4. Flavors first.

Flowers and other pleasant smells, such as baked goods, can often be smelled before entering a supermarket. Not only will this improve your mood, but it will also trigger your salivary glands to salivate, making you more prone to impulse buying.

7 supermarket tricks designed to get you to shop more

5. Change of place.

You think you know exactly where everything is in the windows of your local supermarket. But here they again changed the location of products on the shelves. Stores do this on purpose because if you don't know where the right product is, you end up wasting more time in the store. More time to search means more chances to tempt you to buy more.

7 supermarket tricks designed to get you to shop more

6. Trick at eye level.

Items that are placed at eye level on shelves tend to be more expensive. Check the bottom shelves for similar products, items that have lower prices.

7 supermarket tricks designed to get you to shop more

7. Everything you need is at the end.

Many essentials are at the back of the store or in the middle, but not at the front. This is because supermarkets want you to walk through the entire store to get to the item you want. The expectation is that you will buy much more along the way.

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