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Recycled shopping carts, a current trend

The UN, the European Union (EU) and a number of environmental organisations have already declared that the climate emergency cannot wait any longer. Our planet is living on borrowed time and that implies ramping up activities geared to preservation. Fortunately, society is fully aware of the situation, and does not hesitate to choose the brands
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Separating delicate items in self-service shopping carts

Supermarket shelves display a whole host of different kinds of products: canned food, dry products, beverages, milk, eggs, cleaning products, personal care products, fruit and vegetables, frozen foods…  Manufacturers use the right packaging to preserve and protect their product, plastic packaging, glass, cardboard boxes, plastic bags… But this packaging is not always sufficient to protect
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The rise in urban stores in city centres

For years large chain store establishments have been located in retail areas on the outskirts of big cities. Times have changed and there is an increasing trend towards opening outlets in the heart of city centres. This trend is not new but it has grown exponentially over the past few years. This new urban business
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The influence of shopping carts and baskets on store design

Over the past few years the retail sector has invested heavily in opening up new stores and in improving and refurbishing those already existing with a view to coping with the future challenges of this increasingly competitive sector. The key can be found in the new formula for the relationship between retailers and ever more demanding customers
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Araven’s new Shop & Roll LOOP 160L plastic shopping cart

Shop & Roll LOOP 100 L, the  most innovative and compact shopping cart  on the market, which has revolutionised  retail equipment, now has a  new companion: the Shop & Roll LOOP 160 L. This new plastic self-service shopping cart was presented at Euroshop Dusseldorf 2017, receiving wide acclaim. Mobility, light weight and space-saving   Araven’s
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The self-service shopping cart is 80 years old

Nowadays it’s hard to imagine going shopping and not having shopping carts at the entry to the supermarket or in the hypermarket car park! The self-service shopping cart has now become an everyday object, making the task of shopping so much easier. But, in spite of this success story there was a time when this
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