Baldwin, Sarah
July 2005
Inside Tucson Business;7/4/2005, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p15
Discusses the impact of lost shopping carts on grocery retailers. Cost of stolen shopping carts a year; Measures to reduce missing carts; Advantage of using shopping carts for customers.


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