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4 Questions to Ask when Buying Shopping Carts and Baskets

Group of animated shopping carts

We’ve gone over many times that a store’s carts and baskets are more than merely shopping vessels — they’re marketing and branding tools as well. The shape, size, color, and logo of a business’ shopping baskets and carts say something about its brand identity in both tangible and intangible ways. This messaging ultimately has an…

Pros and Cons: Plastic Shopping Carts

Row of plastic shopping carts

There are many factors to consider before purchasing new shopping carts for your store, such as how many you’ll need, how you’ll store them, where they’re manufactured, how big or small they should be, and more. But a more fundamental question underlies all of these other considerations: what are your shopping carts made of?  Generally…

How to Dispose of Old Shopping Carts After Ordering New Ones

Shopping cart sitting out on the street

If you live in a city or anywhere near a grocery or retail store, you’re bound to come across a stray shopping cart or two every now and again. You might wonder how some of these carts end up where they do — in rivers, next to train tracks, underneath overpasses, etc. The truth is,…

What to Consider Before You Buy Shopping Carts

Black shopping cart sitting in front of a yellow wall

Whether you’re opening a brand new store and need to invest in crucial supplies or you need to replace an outdated stock of carts, it’s worth putting some thought into your purchase of fresh shopping carts. After all, the satisfaction of your customers largely depends on how easily they can navigate your store and obtain…

Are Your Shopping Carts Truly Heavy Duty?

Shopping cart on orange floor

When investing in a fleet of new shopping carts, retailers and grocers have several decisions to make: How many carts are needed for a given store? What types of carts are optimal for the store’s shoppers? How will these carts be stored? Should carts be customized? While all of these questions are important, one factor…