Pushing Forward

Ingram, Bob
February 2013
Progressive Grocer (India Edition);Feb2013, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p108
The article focuses on the origination and recent development observed in the shopping carts in the U.S. supermarkets. Topics discussed include invention of shopping by Sylvan Goldman, owner of the grocery store Piggly Wiggly Co., introduction of shopping cart external accessories including advertising handles, coin-deposit systems and safety and containment systems. It also presents views of Alex Poulos, sales director at R.W. Rogers Co. on new developments observed in carts.


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