Making unplanned purchases based on cravings or marketing tactics.
Failing to take advantage of promotional offers and discounts.
Not planning meals in advance, resulting in inefficient shopping and potential food waste.
Purchasing large quantities without considering actual usage or storage limitations.
Ignoring nutritional information and making unhealthy food choices.
Failing to inspect produce or perishable items for freshness before purchasing.
Avoiding the perimeter of the store where fresh produce, dairy, and meat are typically located.
Not accurately estimating quantities needed, leading to excess or insufficient supplies.
Neglecting to purchase necessary items and realizing it only after returning home.