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21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

Articles Apr 11, 2019 04:46

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.

Bright Side 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.

21. Are you kidding me?

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

20. This deceiving 3 pack of Colgate...

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

19. They package oranges in red mesh to make them look more orange.

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

18. “Carmex varies the length of its packaging so that they hang more evenly on a display rack.”

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

17. For the laziest!

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

16. Same headphones, different packaging.

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

15. “If only nature could provide some packaging for oranges so that we didn’t have to waste plastic.”

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

14. The biggest discount ever!

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

13. This supermarket is trying to sell a single slice of cheese.

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

12. “Forgot to check the eggs before leaving the supermarket.”

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

11. The ingredients of this drink are sugar, water, and the color purple.

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

10. It’s perfect for vegetarians.

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

9. Looks like someone has trouble with math...

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

8. This supermarket covers the calories in this drink.

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

7. Manufacturers will do anything to sell their products...even fake labels.

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

6. A typical sale in Russia — buy one pack, and get 2 sausages for free.

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

5. And 900% of other ingredients...

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

4. “This is why I have trust issues.”

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

3. Looks like they don’t know what “bigger” means.

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

2. “Bought peppermint M&M’s. Inside the 281 g package was a slightly smaller 280.7 package.”

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

1. Lies all around!

21 Sneaky Traps Supermarkets Lay for Us

Have you ever noticed any sneaky traps at your local supermarket? Share your experience in the comments!

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