SUPERMARKETS: A Cart of One's Own

A Cart of One's Own

Grocery shopping and tots usually don't mix. Putting the little ones in the & shopping cart means less room for groceries, and letting them roam free in the aisles has its own hazards. But at least two food chains have come up with a savvy solution: pint-size shopping carts for children to push -- and fill -- right along with Mom or Dad. A&P has supplied eight of its stores in the Northeast with the little carts, while Florida-based Publix is using them in the Southeast. A&P imports the carts from West Germany at a cost of $70 each, about the...

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