Think about your parents’ shopping basket, maybe you remember your grandparents’ shopping basket – they were quite different from yours, isn’t it? Of course, some staples will remain the same, but shopping for gadgets, sports accessories or entertainment, all these will depend on new innovations and trends.
The Office of National Statistics publishes category-wise data on popular items in ‘consumer baskets’. This infographic highlights the shift in choices over the last 7 decades. Condensed milk to non-dairy milk, vermouth to gin, it’s a fascinating story of changing motivations and buying habits.
70 Year Evolution Of The Consumer Basket Of Goods:
Infographic by – SilverDoor Apartments