Ah the weekly shop, it’s something of a ritual for the UK public, and like it or loathe it has to be done. When you’re back from your trip from the supermarket, do you ever get the feeling that you’ve overspent? A quick glance at the receipt can be a shocking experience for many.
According to research from the Money Advice Service, more than three quarters of shoppers (76%) regularly spend more than they mean to on a food shop because they are enticed by special offers and deals – parting with an extra £11.14 on average per shop.
And with the average person now going to the supermarket more than twice a week, we could be forking out an additional £1,274 over the course of a year! Those are some worrying stats, especially in this trying economic climate.
So how can we cut down on our shopping bill? A new infographic has been put together listing a variety of tips and tricks to help cut down your supermarket spending.
You can take a look at the graphic below. Are there any we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments below!