Tag Archives: mini shopping baskets

Should I Use Baskets or Carts for My Small Shop?

Customers shopping in a small shop

When we talk about “small businesses,” we’re usually referring to locally-owned, single-location companies with a handful of employees — in many cases, “small” also refers to a business’ physical size, however. If you own or operate one of these small shops, you must keep your surroundings in mind at all times. Limited space requires you…

What Kind of Baskets Are Right for Boutiques?

Woman shopping at a boutique

Boutique shops come in all shapes, sizes, and specialties, but they’re all in the business of selling premium products to local customers. Like any other type of store, boutiques must do their best to incentivize foot traffic and purchases — marketing may be the biggest part of this equation, but it’s not the only piece of the puzzle.

Are Mini Baskets Right For My Shop?

Yellow mini shopping baskets

Running a retail or grocery business isn’t just about providing customers with the goods and services they require — you must also consider how they go about shopping in your store. The better you know your customers and what they want, the better you can serve them, and the more satisfied your customers are, the…

Can Shopping Baskets Help Track and Increase Sales?

Grocery store produce section

At face value, it might seem that shopping baskets only serve a single purpose: to help customers gather products from the aisles and carry them to the checkout lane. However, while this is the main and most obvious application for shopping baskets, there’s more to these retail vessels than meets the eye. In fact, your…

Retail Trends: Should You Carry Mini-Carts for Kids?

Animated shopping cart with food

For decades now, there has been an ongoing, sometimes vitriolic debate among shoppers about whether or not retail and grocery stores should carry mini shopping carts for kids. And the jury is still out. Today, shoppers will encounter stores both big and small that either offer these small carts, never carried them in the first…