Blog: Pumping groceries

Catherine Sleep | 28 April 2004

We’ve had supermarket trolleys (shopping carts) for the elderly, trolleys for parents with babies or toddlers, mini trolleys, supersized trolleys and trolleys for self-scanners. Now we’ve got trolleys for those that want a workout as they trawl the aisles. Yes really.

I find most trolleys difficult enough to control without any added complication, but never mind, I guess there’s a market out there somewhere. Cheaper than paying out gym membership, anyway.

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