Anesthesizing children while shopping
Photos by Lance Wynn / The Grand Rapids Press. Anita Johnson shops for groceries in the Cascade Meijer store while her children Andie Johnson, 5, and Lucas Johnson, 4, right, are entertained by a ride in a car-shaped shopping basket equipped with a TV screen in Grand Rapids.
The Associated Press reports about Meijers, a Michigan superstore (that long predated Walmart), and their testing of child-oriented shopping cards that include mini television screens, in "Meijer experiments with kiddie carts: Carts equipped with small video screens designed to make shopping with small children easier."
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