“Hard discount” supermarkets, a solution for more and more French people

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Lidl, leader of discount supermarkets in France.

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As in many countries around the world, in France, inflation is driving up the price of food.

The shopping basket has increased by 4.2% in one year according to an INSEE report published last month.

So to cope, some consumers are leaving traditional supermarkets to turn to hard discount establishments where basic necessities are cheaper.

Report in these supermarkets which attract more and more French people.

Report by Theo Renaudon.

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