The costs of sure merchandise which had climbed throughout the first containment haven’t had time to return to their preliminary degree which they are beginning to enhance once more. It’s beginning to do so much!
With every confinement its worth will increase! After noting, between March and May, a rise in the common promoting costs of sure gadgets, similar to printers and hair clippers, the Observatory of consumption of the UFC-Que Choisir notes a brand new waltz of the labels. Thus, since the finish of October, the costs of hair clippers have elevated by 5% and these of printers by 8%. With nevertheless a significant distinction between these two sorts of merchandise: whereas the costs of hair clippers tended to fall between the two confinements, these of printers remained at excessive ranges. Result: the latter noticed their common worth enhance by about 50% between the starting of March and in the present day!
Other product classes have seen their costs enhance since the begin of this second confinement. Thus, the common worth of laptop computer has climbed 7% since September after already experiencing a ten% rise throughout the first lockdown. That of stitching machine began to rise once more (+ 3%) after a small outbreak in March. Last instance, however not the least innocent for gourmets, the costs of fondue units have elevated by 4% between September and in the present day. Each time, these worth will increase may be defined by the identical double phenomenon: a lower in the variety of entry-degree objects and a rise in the costs of merchandise remaining on the cabinets. In each instances, the consequence for the client is the identical: he should pay extra for the gear.
The Consumer Observatory notes, nevertheless, that the costs of different family home equipment, which had elevated throughout the first confinement, stay secure for the time being. This is the case, for instance, with vacuum cleaners and fridges, which are maintained at the appropriate ranges. As for microwave ovens, their common worth has modified little for 18 months. Like what, the worth enhance is just not inevitable.