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DMI 36" x 15" Metal & Steel Folding Shopping Cart, Holds up to 90 lbs, Black (640-8213-0200)DMI 36" x 15" Metal & Steel Folding Shopping Cart, Holds up to 90 lbs, Black (640-8213-0200)
30.49
Item #1375935
Model #640-8213-0200
  • Lightweight and compact
  • Easy to assemble
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Garvey® 3/4 cu. ft. Polypropylene Flexi Baskets
11.99
Item #SS4330015
  • Flexi-basket is great for use in sales
  • Dimensions: 8"H x 20"W x 13.8"D
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Design Ideas ShopCrate Basket, Black (2004)
22.99
Item #24214497
Model #2004
  • Metal shopping basket
  • 6.5"H x 19"W x 13"D
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Honey-Can-Do International CRT-01513 Four Wheeled Utility Cart, WhiteHoney-Can-Do International CRT-01513 Four Wheeled Utility Cart, White
37.99
Item #985584
Model #CRT-01513
  • Color: White
  • Material: Metal coating with durable finish
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Honey-Can-Do International CRT-01640 Foldable Utility Cart, ChromeHoney-Can-Do International CRT-01640 Foldable Utility Cart, Chrome
56.99
Item #985585
Model #CRT-01640
  • Dimensions: (H x W x L) 39" x 21.62" x 24"
  • Color: Chrome
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Honey Can Do Rolling 4-Wheel Utility CartHoney Can Do Rolling 4-Wheel Utility Cart
41.49
Item #985583
Model #CRT-01511
  • When not in use cart folds flat in seconds
  • Can Carry 50 Lb. Load with Ease
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Design Ideas Mini Mesh ShopCrate Basket, Silver (229009)
22.99
Item #24214501
Model #229009
  • Metal shopping basket
  • 7"H x 11.8"W x 9.5"D
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Design Ideas Mesh ShopCrate Basket, Black (2304)
29.99
Item #24214528
Model #2304
  • Metal shopping basket
  • 7"H x 16"W x 12"D
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Design Ideas Mesh ShopCrate Basket, Silver (23009)
29.99
Item #24214217
Model #23009
  • Metal shopping basket
  • 7"H x 16"W x 12"D
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Garvey® Plastic Flexi Carts, 2.3 cu. Ft. (BSKT-55004)
52.99
Item #1670144
Model #BSKT-55004
  • Flexi cart is great for use in sales
  • Dimensions: 34"H x 19"W x 18"D
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Shopping baskets make up the integral parts of the retail business. Shoppers who only need to grab a few items will choose a shopping basket as opposed to a full-size shopping cart so they can find the items they need in the store and get out quickly. There are different types of baskets and carts featuring a variety of designs and colors. Browse Staples to find a variety of these important shopping tools in the retail store supplies category.

Choosing the right shopping basket for a retail store
The main factor to consider when buying a shopping basket is the material used. As a business, it's important to choose carts and baskets that are long-lasting, eliminating the need to replace them constantly. The material has to be strong enough to hold a customer's shopping selections while still not too heavy to carry or push around. Most carts are wire mesh or hard plastic, while fiber, canvas, and plastic are common materials for shopping baskets.

A shopping cart ought to be attractive with good design. Consider carts that come with extra features to suit shoppers' needs. This includes enough room for bulky material and the ability to push or pull the cart.

A good shopping basket should have parts that are firm and user-friendly. These include quality wheels that don't jam as shoppers push the cart and handles that are well-fitting and comfortable to use. A shopping basket with weak handles might break, creating unnecessary spills and product loss.

Types of shopping baskets and carts
There are various types of carts available with each type determined by the use and the amount of load to carry. A cargo cart, for example, carries heavy shopping and stores material, while child carts are sized right for youngsters. Roller baskets are ordinary baskets with roller wheels.

The type of shopping basket needed may also depend on the type of retail establishment. Stores that carry small items are going to want baskets and carts with dense mesh so that the items don't fall out. Heavy items like canned goods or hardware need sturdy carts and baskets to carry the related items.

The choice of a shopping basket is also guided by how easy it is to clean and maintain. The cleanliness of carts and baskets is important to customers. Well-maintained units offer long-lasting service.

How much weight should a shopping basket carry?
Shopping baskets and carts handle different weights. Polypropylene and plastic shopping carts are good for carrying lightweight items, while steel baskets can hold more weight. Having a variety of different basket types may be a consideration if space allows.

Are foldable baskets better than plastic carts?
Foldable baskets either entail canvas or light plastic mesh materials. A foldable cart takes less space than a plastic cart or basket. However, a plastic cart can carry more weight. Shoppers might prefer a plastic cart to carry their items because they are sturdier.

Are there carts or shopping baskets that are for consumer use?
Shopping carts, such as foldable utility carts, are ideal for consumers who live within walking distance of the retailer. They can put their items in bags and carry them home or to another destination without having to carry them. These carts are also versatile enough to use around the home, such as for transporting trash to the curb.