The people of Russia were more likely to buy products from a hangover, in recent weeks, the growth of sales of these drugs reached 164%. Write about this “Izvestia”, citing data from DSM Group.
In the period from 9 March to 12 April, the residents of the Russian Federation has bought in pharmacies 790,6 thousand packages of drugs, relieving a hangover, according to data from DSM Group. According to the company, that on 83% more than in the same period last year. Re Grigorievich such means as Alka-Seltzer, upsarin, aspirin, zoreks, limontar, Alka-Prim. In monetary terms, sales of drugs from a hangover are estimated at 238,7 million roubles — on 78% more than in 2019. The difference of growth rates may be related to the fact that this year buyers had a preference for tools at a lower price. In 2020 the weighted average cost in this category amounted to 302 of the ruble, and in 2019 — 306 rubles.
In the analysis of weekly sales since the beginning of the year, the growth in demand for hangover remedies were already evident on the seventh week (10-16 February). However, while sales have grown restrained, in the range of 6-17% over the previous year, with the exception of a spike at the ninth week after 23 February, when the growth amounted to 32%.
March 9-15, when some Russians have already started to voluntarily switch to mode isolation, pharmacies sold 66% more for a hangover than a year ago. Next, the 12th week, the increase amounted to 164% at 13-y — 110,4%. 30 March – 5 April, analysts have seen an increase in sales already with only 59% at 15 weeks by 17%.
Since the beginning of the year pharmacies have implemented 1.9 million packages of remedies for a hangover is 24% more than last year. The biggest sales for Moscow, Moscow oblast, Saint Petersburg, Krasnodar Krai and the Republic of Tatarstan. “News” has sent requests to the governments of these regions. In Moscow noted that it did not control the sales of drugs. In other regions not given a prompt response.