“Supermarkets Make You Buy 84% More Stuff”

The headline that made me stop shopping at supermarkets

Tooth Truth Roopa Vikesh
2 min readSep 16, 2023

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A retail shop in India that will weigh out and sell you small or large quantities of grains, lentils, sugar and spices. Photo by the author.

Buy-one-get-one-free!

This was the attraction that made me over-purchase any amount of groceries and snacks at supermarkets. It was only when I read the above headline in a local newspaper that I started looking more closely at what happens to the second…

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Tooth Truth Roopa Vikesh

I don’t just create smiles, I inspire them! Dentist, mom—Jamshedpur, India.