By: Tim Bartkowiak, LPC.
Some staggering stats about the true cost of lost carts you may not realize:
- It takes the average supermarket $6,250 in sales to generate enough profit to replace a $125 shopping cart
- A 250-store chain spends the profits from over $1.5 million in sales to replace just one cart per store per year
- Some stores lose up to 50 carts per week (source: NY Times)
- Shoppers using carts purchase 18% more items (source: Wall Street Journal)
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