According to Martin Lindstrom, 95% of shoppers know the approximate prices of only 4 items: bread, eggs, milk, and bananas. They have absolutely no idea about how much all the other products might cost. Supermarket bosses often play on this and offer us “big sales” where we can buy everything “at low prices.” To boost sales, they also resort to such secret selling techniques as special arrangements, huge shopping carts, free samples, and even creative lighting.
GIGGAG gathered the most prominent examples of supermarket traps that you should pay attention to if you want to be satisfied with your purchases and not be fooled by any misleading information or sophisticated tricks.
Have you ever noticed any sneaky traps at your local supermarket? Share your experience in the comments!
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