THE CART CHRONICLES

Each time a supermarket has a shopping cart stolen or damaged, it's out 100 bucks. While at first blush that doesn't appear to be a lot of money, it can add up.According to the National Supermarket Research Group, shopping cart theft and vandalism losses total several hundred million dollars annually. The shopping cart theft rate is one every 90 seconds. Moreover, statistics show a store can end up

Each time a supermarket has a shopping cart stolen or damaged, it's out 100 bucks. While at first blush that doesn't appear to be a lot of money, it can add up.

According to the National Supermarket Research Group, shopping cart theft and vandalism losses total several hundred million dollars annually. The shopping cart theft rate is one every 90 seconds. Moreover, statistics show a store can end up replacing up to 35% of its cart fleet every year.

However, new antitheft techn

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