After you have gnawed their brake for nearly two months, the French have not hesitated to heat their blue cards at the end of the confinement period. These flocked to the retailers, which have seen their sales climb by 9% compared to the month of may 2019, as explained in this Friday, our colleagues from BFM TV, citing data from the institute Nielsen.
The major traffic jams have been observed in the rays of alcohol in supermarkets. Delighted to finally be able to receive close to home, the French have been full of bottles of gin (+ 68 %), vodka (+ 31 %) and rum (+ 31 %). With the development of teleworking, the assets have also discovered an appetite for the frozen products, ready to be loaded in the micro-wave for a lunch break, fast and efficient between two video conferencing on Zoom.
ray toys and appliances not happening
But some traders do not know such a success. This is the case of the automotive sector, which is grey. And for good reason, the level of sales of vehicles fell by 70 %, while the stocks have never been provided. The hour is also to the gloom in the sector of ready-to-wear, which has seen its sales base by 20% compared to last year. They will probably wait until the January 8, 2021, kick-off winter sale, to recover his health.
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