Ricky Shields, 40, of Billy Lawn Avenue, Leigh Park, admitted 17 thefts of goods worth £2,273.
He targeted Lidl, New Look Next, Farm Foods, Savers and One Stop in Havant between April 11 and July 9.
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Portsmouth magistrates said he was a persistent and prolific offender and jailed him for 360 days.
He was on post-release supervision when he was stealing the goods ranging from coffee, dresses, children's clothing, meat, and cheese.