Striped Shopping Cart
Excellent Useful Product
I purchased this stripped shopping cart for my daughter who is away at college. She loves it because she can not carry all of her groceries in her arms when she walks to the city for snacks, water, and toiletries. She also likes the colors on the cart. She said that she likes the insulated pockets on the outside for carrying water. It folds nicely so she can store it under her bed. This is an excellent price and well constructed product for a young girl at college who shops in the city. All of the other girls in her dorm are jealous and want to borrow it!
October 29, 2011
Wonderful buy. Holds a decent amount for a small cart. Easy to maneuver. Lightweight which helps because carrying it up and down stairs for the NYC subways is essential if you want to get anywhere fast.
Only gripes are the if you aren't careful and the cart is empty it will roll on its own at a very slight incline or wind. Also I had not realized until already purchased that that interior bag didn't cover the entire are of the striped bag, only about half of it.
This bag has been a lifesaver since moving to NYC though and shortly after getting a pinched nerve from carrying so many groceries around.
July 15, 2013
Rolling Cart/Trolley--Whimsical and Practical Too
I judge myself to be quite the expert on rolling carts since medical limitations prevent me from carrying bags while puling a trolley is not such a problem. Thus, I currently have two and never leave home without one. This Container Store cart has some features that are unique: 1. there are long open pockets on each side of the bag that are about 3/4 as high as the bag itself; 2. there is a much smaller pocket in the back (perfect for keys) and what the store refers to as an umbrella pocket (more on this later); 3. the lining is water-resistant; and 4. inside the bag there is a roomy insulated pouch to keep items hot or cold. Wow what a great design. I have never seen a cart with an insulated pouch or an umbrella pocket but since I wear a waterproof pancho in the rain, this pocket is perfect for my tall water thermos. I have had carts with one or two small pockets but never with all these pockets. This is the cart that allows you to really organize your groceries or whatever else you might be carrying. The pockets on the sides are plenty large enough for magazines, books or the latest copy of The Onion. I am 5'7" with long legs and this cart is actually tall enough. Now the bag itself--this is the whimsical part. They had me at stripes...but the vivid colors make this a stylish pleasure to use. Since I need to use a cart, it might as well be great looking. The wheels are large and overall from the frame to the bag this trolley is very well made. Regarding the size, the store's description has the measurements but based on the carts I've owned, I consider this a Med/Large; the opening is very wide making it easier to fill and empty. I also own a taller one but I wouldn't trade this one for anything--not with all these features. If you're shopping for a family of four, you might need the largest you can find but with its insulated pouch, this cart has many uses including beach or park outings. I expect to have it for a long time. If my husband wouldn't freak out, I would buy another one to have when this cart eventually wears out...I know I'll regret it if I don't. I had to wait weeks for them to become available for purchase. One final word, I have bought cheaper carts but the wheels fell off very quickly. Like that special handbag you just gotta have, this is the cart equivalent. If you need it, go for it.
July 14, 2012
The best part is how stable the cart is. So many others I've tried are always tipping off their wheel bases, but not this one. It rolls really smoothly. Wish the inner cooler lining had a flap-close top. Too new to know how the bottom shelf will hold up to larger loads. But really happy with it and well worth the price point.
October 5, 2012