The research conducted by the Romir holding revealed a decrease in July of the average amount spent by a resident of the country for one trip to the store. The index of the average check declines for the fourth month in a row and has not been at such low values since the spring of 2016, the researchers state.
Thus, the average check in July was 496 rubles, having lost 17 rubles in monetary terms from the previous month. Compared to 2017, the average check was reduced by 7 rubles (a decrease of 1.4%).
Researchers note that the index of the average check is declining for the fourth month in a row, and such a small amount given for one time at the checkout in the store was not for more than two years.
As reported by RIA Novosti news agency , who familiarized with the study, the last time such a low value of the average check index showed in the spring of 2016: in March it was 491 rubles, in April – 493 rubles, and in May 2016 the figure reached the level of 497 rubles.