According to the Japan Chain Stores Association, last month's sales of major supermarkets nationwide were 1,094.9 billion yen, an increase of 0.9% from the same month last year compared to existing stores, the ninth consecutive month of increase.

Although the main food products were refrained from buying due to the successive price increases due to the high price of raw materials, the infection situation of the new coronavirus was relatively calm and the opportunities to go out increased, so in addition to spring clothing, outdoor activities and gardening Goods and other items were in good shape.