During the first day of the quarantine, average customer sales fell $525. Prior to the restrictive measure, the sale of oils, beer, milk, rice and brandy increased.

Advances the second day of the strict quarantine decreed by the District administration, which will govern the city during the Kings bridge. Although the bulk of the economy is inoperative, stores of essential goods such as food and medicine continue to operate. Bogotans can stock up on these, as long as it is a representative per family nucleus who goes out on the street.

Data provided by Servinformation realize that in the city, so far this year, the average ticket (sale per customer) of neighborhood stores and mini-markets has varied between $6.532 and $8.023, with Wednesday January 6 being the day with the Average ticket lowest and Friday the first of January, the highest.

"The disbursement ticket for January 7, 2021 (one day before starting the red alert in the city) was positioned on $7,563 pesos (+ 13%), versus the average of the ticket between the days from January 02 to 06, 2021. Likewise, the transactional level for the same day increased in stores by + 13.2%, Servinformación said.

Regarding the average sales per day, the highest value was registered on Thursday, January 7, a day before the strict quarantine began for the Kings Bridge. On that day, $1′062.733 was reached, which contrasts with the $843.009 registered on Tuesday, January 5.

“On Friday, January 8, 2021, the transactional level of the stores decreased by 2% versus the average from January 02 to 06, 2021, a result that concludes the lower attendance of the average consumer to the store under compliance with the restrictions defined by the government ”, added Servinformación.

This firm also specified that, prior to the beginning of the restrictive measure, the products that had been registering the greatest increases are oils (47 %), beer (34 %), long-life milk (26 %), rice (27 %) and brandy ( 23 %). Although these intoxicating drinks registered an increase, it must be remembered that, during the restriction, there is a dry law throughout the city.

Keep in mind that the strict quarantine throughout the city runs until January 12, the day in which the towns of Kennedy, Teusaquillo and Fontibón go into lockdown until January 21 at 11:59 p.m.

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