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Longview to Enforce 2019 Shopping Cart Order by Fall to Prevent Theft and Waste | Local

A 2019 law aimed at preventing people from stealing shopping carts and abandoning them in Longview is expected to be enforced by the fall. Support local news coverage and the people who report it by subscribing to The Daily News. The city council passed the ordinance in April 2019 to turn ownership of cart collection […]

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Scottsdale mom invents recyclable shopping cart liner

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — For Andi Barness-Rubin, the COVID-19 pandemic drove invention. The Scottsdale woman created a recyclable shopping cart liner to protect people from germs and dirt clinging to shopping carts. Barness-Rubin, who launched Cart Safe in April 2020, mentions an oft-cited study by University of Arizona microbiologist Charles Gerba – also known as Dr. […]

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Sunnyvale’s Applied Materials property shopping basket: $194 million

SUNNYVALE — Applied Materials has filled its real estate basket with another Sunnyvale property, buying a large office and research building that the tech titan could use for future expansion. Applied Materials’ latest Silicon Valley property purchase means the tech titan has spent more than $190 million over two years buying a wide range of […]

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Kroger’s new smart shopping cart lets you skip the lines

MADEIRA, Ohio — You’ve heard of smart phones, smart watches and smart TVs. Add smart carts to the list as Kroger rolls out its new KroGO digital carts. Kroger’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Erin Rolfes, allowed our cameras into the Kroger store in Madeira, Ohio, to see the grocer’s newest experiment with in-store technology: a […]