Grocery-Cart TV for Kids of Shoppers

The TV Kart

The TV Kart, a grocery cart with television for the toddler crowd, is being test-marketed at an Atlanta grocery store. Kathy Lohr, NPR hide caption

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A New Zealand firm is betting on a U.S. market for a shopping cart that lets young children watch videos while their parents shop. Shaped like a car, the Cabco cart rents for $1, part of which goes to retailers like Wal-Mart and Publix, who are testing their popularity. Child-development experts are wary, but Cabco says offering customers the carts can add as much as $100,000 to a store's receipts.

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