Researchers who swabbed shopping cart handles in four states looking for bacterial contamination found that half of the carts they studied were tainted with E. coli.Full story
From supersized shopping carts to illuminated displays, grocery stores are pulling out all the stops to get you to consume and spend more. So are you being tricked into buying more? Find out with CNBC’s Tyler Mathisen.
Anna and Richard Muller sit inside a shopping cart during Black Friday sales at the Toys R Us store in Carle Place, New York November 26, 2010. U.S. shoppers searched for deals on high-definition televisions and popular toys early on Friday, as retailers hoped that "Black Friday" would kick off the
**FILE** In this June 5, 2008 file photo, Target shopping carts shown at a Target store in Redwood City, Calif. Target said Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, weaker consumer spending caused its October same-store sales results to fall 4.8 percent. That is a larger drop than analysts expected. (AP Photo/Paul S
A man pushes his shopping cart down an aisle at a Home Depot store in New York, July 29, 2010. U.S. economic growth slowed in the second quarter as companies invested heavily in equipment from abroad and the pace of consumer spending eased, raising concerns about the recovery in the rest of 2010. Co