5 tricks grocery stores use to make you spend more

Grocery Store Tricks of the Trade
Grocery Store Tricks of the Trade

It's no accident products are placed where they are.

Grocers carefully design the floor plans and shelving of their stores using sensory psychology and clever techniques to manipulate consumer behavior. Placement of items is very deliberate and very strategic -- and we all fall for it.

Think about the last time you went to the store to restock on milk and came back with three bags full of food. Sounds familiar, right? That's exactly what your supermarket was aiming for -- and here's how they did it:


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