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Black Steel Shopping Cart & Liner

  • Black Steel Shopping Cart & Liner
  • Black Cart Nylon Liner Black
  • Steel Shopping Cart Black
  • Black Steel Shopping Cart & Liner
  • Black Cart Nylon Liner Black
  • Steel Shopping Cart Black
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For trips to the farmers' market or antiquing, our Black Steel Shopping Cart provides a helping hand. Swiveling front casters make it easy to maneuver. The ergonomic handle padded with foam for comfort. It folds to a compact 10" for storage. Assembly is remarkably simple - following the picture on the label, just slide back the u-shaped clip on the axle, slip on the wheel and then release the clip - that's all there is to it!

  • 66 pound capacity
  • A liner for the interior is available (sold separately, listed below)
  • For wheel-mounting instructions, see the assembly guide

Steel Shopping Cart Black
  • SKU#: 10049142
  • 21" x 20-1/2" x 39" h
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Black Cart Nylon Liner Black
  • SKU#: 10049141
  • 15" x 15" x 20" h
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Black Steel Shopping Cart & Liner


  • 15" x 15" x 20" h


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Black Steel Shopping Cart & Liner is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 99.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Short Lifespan This cart was great for a few months. Then the steel rods it's made out of started coming out of their holes and the cart just fell apart. Really disappointed.
Date published: 2019-09-02
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Cart without Wheels - doesn't cut it? We got this for my elderly mother so she could transport laundry back and forth to her apartment building's laundry room. Short distances, really - no stairs or anything jarring. It looked perfect - and easy to maneuver. It looked sturdy, large & very functional. She loved it. Bought in September 2018. Not even a year old. A few months ago she was rolling it up the hall way with her clean clothes and the wheel fell off and the laundry dropped all over. She could not keep the cart upright. Sadly - I now see a bunch of complaints that this is a consistent issue with this cart. Since it is past the 120 days - Container store likely won't let us return. The biggest problem is - Mom is 3hrs from us (so, it will take time for us to visit & check on it) & we are 1.5hrs from the closest store. Replacing it - well, it looks like it's not worth doing that. I normally love Container Store products and customer service. This situation - is disappointing.
Date published: 2019-07-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wheels Won't Stay on Purchasing a cart and liner for over $80 from The Container Store, I assumed I was getting a quality product. Instead all I got was frustration as the front wheels kept falling off while rolling the cart. I bought this to transport clothes to and from the laundry room and never overloaded it nor wheeled it over bumps or curbs. Just rolling on a flat surface caused the pins holding the front wheels to disengage. I exchanged the first cart I bought thinking I had purchased a faulty one however the same thing happened with the second cart. Imagine rolling a load of clothes and suddenly having no front wheels. I finally gave up and returned the cart and the liner. I would definitely think twice before purchasing this.
Date published: 2019-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Sturdy and Rolls Well This is an excellent cart - so much sturdier than the less expensive carts I have had previously! Can stand up to uneven city sidewalks! The front wheels especially make a difference--with my former flimsy carts, the front wheels often got stuck on uneven sidewalks and several times the cart stopped, causing me to go flying over it! So far, this one has proven worth the price. I did have some difficulty getting one of the back tires to 'click' into place, but once I did it has not come off. The only downside is, being bigger than my prior carts, it is a bit harder to store the cart in my city apartment without a utility closet!
Date published: 2019-01-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Buyer Beware Rear Wheels Fall Off We purchased this cart in the past and were happy with it. We recently ordered a replacement cart and liner and experienced the same issue as another reviewer with the rear wheels falling off. Wish I'd seen that review. Our Super tried to fix, but a wheel fell off again. Buyer beware. Very disappointing and expensive mistake. Not a good experience. I will contact customer service.
Date published: 2018-12-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from quality is hit or miss This is my second cart from the Container Store. I upgraded to this larger size and with front swivel wheels. Was super excited. Put it together in the store before leaving and thankful that I did: it was missing the clip to one of the wheels. Fortunately, they exchanged the product without any hassle. It's a simple installation but the problem is the quality of the wheel assembly pieces. My back wheels do not stay on and it's not as if I don't know how to use these clips. Quality is really poor. The design of the clips is off. Based on the other reviews some clips are working fine and some are not. That shows me that the quality is hit or miss. Buyer beware. I owned the smaller cart I purchased 8 years ago and used it in NYC nearly every week. Put too much weight in it for too long but it held up pretty well. Wasn't able to fold it with it falling apart so decided to upgrade. Not an upgrade.
Date published: 2018-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Swivel Nice to have the swivel front wheels, but back wheel came off the day 3 after my purchase. I hope the manufacture can do something about this problem.
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very disappointing You attach the wheels to the axle by pushing on a metal pin, but it simply doesn't hold very well. The left wheel of my cart keeps rolling off.
Date published: 2018-02-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very Unsatisfied with the Product I have bought this cart twice within 2 years and I purchased it because it was suppose to be sturdy (steel) . I mainly used it to helped me haul groceries and small loads of laundry. The front wheels swiveled smoothly . However, the rear wheels and axle are poorly designed. The part that is supposed to keep the axle from sliding wears out which causes the axle to slide and the wheel to pop off. This is an unfortunate design flaw (in terms of the axle and rod that holds wheels) that could be easily remedied by manufacturer.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Wheels come off eventually I use this cart as a traveling art teacher, and it is the best thing I've found for lugging art supplies. But the wheels are poorly designed. As is the rear axle. The little bumps that are supposed to keep the axle from sliding wear out, The axle slides, and then the wheel pops off. Unfortunate design flaw that could be easily remedied, for the axle at least.
Date published: 2017-05-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Caution if utilizing in a city. I felt compelled to share this assessment, as I am a Container Store devotee, former employee, and lifelong customer. NYC is home base of the shopping cart culture. And those of us who use them to haul things to and fro, the "four-wheel drive" of this model is second to none. You can maneuver it easily with one hand, which is a formidable quality when navigating uneven sidewalks. I originally attributed the wheel coming off to overuse, taking it up and down subway stairs and the like. I was completely prepared to buy a new one (which would be cart #3!) after having to completely abandon mine in a subway station this weekend. I decided to read the reviews online this time and saw the the wheel separation was not a one off. Ultimately this concerned me, so I decided to forgo my re-purchase, but wanted to add to reviews so The Container Store could hopefully report this design flaw to the manufacturer and maybe it could get fixed. Additionally, I read the comment made to one 'wheel falling off' review stating "the first time you put the wheel on you have to push the wheel really hard into the slot until you hear a click, which signifies that the wheel is properly placed." NOT TRUE. I am well aware of how the assemblage works, and tried to "re-snap" at least 50 times, but it eventually falls off. ELFA forever. But steel shopping cart? SMH.
Date published: 2016-04-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of Money Should have read the reviews first. Only used it a few time and the wheels fall off. Very disappointed. Poor quality.
Date published: 2016-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for anyone! I am pregnant and need something easy to maneuver around city streets so I can do some errands in the neighborhood. This is great. Also I am tall and I dont have to hunch over to push it. The front wheels are a dream. My mom saw the cart and now she wants one too!
Date published: 2016-02-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from black steel shopping cart do not buy. the wheels keep coming off. I was shopping when the wheel fell off in the grocery store. the manager helped me get the wheel back on so I could get home.
Date published: 2015-12-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works well Nicely made. easy to open/fold. Easy to push and turn around. Good size. Also looks nice.
Date published: 2015-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very useful Good size for carrying purchases; easy to maneuver with rotating front wheels; comfortable handle.
Date published: 2015-05-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Handy-Dandy And Sturdy Finally a cart that can take all the stuff I throw in it. I've gone through 3 of the smaller carts only to overfill them and they end up breaking. This one can take more weight and it has swivel wheels. Love it. Let's see if it will hold up to my usage.....
Date published: 2015-02-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Broke I used this cart less than 20 times, and it's already broken. Luckily for me it broke as I got home, or I would have been exceptionally furious to be stranded with a cart full of food. The cart says it has a capacity of 66 lbs, but mine was definitely not loaded with more than 50. The wheels are also particularly awful. They get stuck on uneven sidewalks, and forget about crossing bumpy roads. I had to stand on the corner waving cars past because it would take so long to cross the street. I should have returned it, but I thought maybe it would hold up. It didn't. Look elsewhere if you want a cart that lasts more than a couple months.
Date published: 2015-02-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great cart Cart is a wee bit bigger than I wanted, but I liked the moveable wheels in front. I read the reviews about the smaller cart with immovable wheels and decided on this one. I took it to a flea market and found it to be super convenient, easily maneuvered, and roomy. I did not buy the liner - I plan to sew a cute one on my own - but I'll definitely need one to keep the small stuff from falling through. Cart seems sturdy so far . . . time will tell.
Date published: 2014-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great shopping cart Bought it and the liner and used it and love it. The surveys about the back wheels coming off are due to the fact they must have not been attached correctly. I got mine on and they will stay on forever.
Date published: 2014-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from mother in law loves My mother in law needed a cart like this to move her laundry around and take her trash out, so I did some research and found this one. She loves it and uses it all the time. It appears quite sturdy. It folds up very slim and easily. Great size. Just got the liner in the mail and it looks like it is good quality too. A winner.
Date published: 2014-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Idea Bought this so I can make fewer trips from the car parking area to my apartment with groceries. It has worked out beautifully. So glad to have it.
Date published: 2014-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome cart! I seldom wrote reviews, but this cart has been awesome! We now live in an apartment complex where we need a cart to tote our groceries and other purchases to and from the car. This one does the trick! Love it!
Date published: 2014-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Quality I purchased a cart from the Container Store eons ago and ran the wheels off of it until the rubber was peeling off so knew i needed another one. I LOVE the Container Store and would only consider purchasing my cart from their offerings. I love the one I got. Much more sturdy and easy to maneuver than I had hoped! I love the way it wheels around and love that it stays shut when hanging. My other one did not. Love the Container Store and all things in it :-)
Date published: 2014-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Little Cart I purchased this for a first time apartment owner who has to go out to purchase her groceries and to do laundry. Found two different colored bags to use with the cart on the website. One for the laundry haul and one for the groceries. Arrived in record time (albeit UPS had their issues) but it was easy to put together and used immediately. She couldn't be happier and like always I think the Container Store products rock...keep up the excellent selection and I am sure I will be back.
Date published: 2014-04-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Shop with a Cart Ok, so I love this product! I bought it for my 26 year old young lady, I now call my daughter. I could easily recall what it was like to have to drag your clothes to the Laundromat and managing without one of these can make life difficult when you don't own a car. So, I did what any new mother would do and when she took it out for her first spin, she took a video of her strolling the new cart along the sidewalk with her cloths pilled high and in a proud voice expressed her gratitude. I have to admit it felt awesome to see her at ease going to the laundromat. I'm sure she will use it to the grocery store as well. I do have to tell you, I initially thought it was expensive and you have to buy the inside cover separately, which was another $17.00. All in all, it was worth it! So, get strolling and make your life or someone you love a little easer. :)
Date published: 2014-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Black Steel Shopping Cart Excellent maneuverability, convenient size. Sturdy
Date published: 2014-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best smoothest cart ever This is the second time I've bought this cart. One was stolen in my condo and I got another one.It rolls smoothly, holds a lot, folds down easily and fits in my trunk. I don't think they show the cart in black, just silver, but it is available in black and that's what I got. I bought a few other carts before I found this one and the was no comparison in the ease of use.
Date published: 2014-02-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Cart, But ... This is a perfectly nice collapsible cart with some good features, like swivelling front wheels and a nice big basket (good for 2 bags of laundry). It doesn't look like your grandma's shopping cart. However, much as I appreciate the Container Store and love most of their products, next time I'd go to a big box store for a better price.
Date published: 2014-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Quality This is my 4th cart in 6 years. None of them can compare with the quality of this cart. It's sturdy, easy to attach the wheels and folds up perfectly. This is the best cart I've owned and based on the quality, I'll have it for a very long time.
Date published: 2013-11-04
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Community Q&A

When closed, is the cart locked (and won't roll open)?

Asked by: CSCS
There is a 'latch' that keeps the cart folded. But it can still roll--the wheels don't lock.
Answered by: OrganizeMePlease
Date published: 2019-02-23

Is the handle adjustable up and down for height?

Asked by: Juliette
Answered by: FemaleConsumer
Date published: 2019-03-23

Does this cart have a chemical/odd smell?

I bought a shopping cart from another vendor and when it arrived, it had a horrible chemical smell to it. I really don't want a cart with any odd smells, since I want to use this cart for carrying groceries. Has anyone noticed any odor with this cart right out of the box?
Asked by: Blueskies579
Answered by: FemaleConsumer
Date published: 2019-03-23

Cart liner

Is the cart liner water proof? Can it keep my stuff dry on a rainy day?
Asked by: ChiChic
The optional cart liner for our Black Steel Shopping Cart is made of water-resistant nylon.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-09-03

How do I get a replacement wheel?

My rear wheel fell off in the middle of a busy street and I was unable to retrieve it.
Asked by: EJane
Unfortunately, replacement parts for our Black Steel Shopping Cart are not available.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2020-08-15

How much does the cart weigh?

Asked by: ShoppinMom
Our black steel shopping cart weighs 14.5 lbs in its packaging.
Answered by: mgwinston
Date published: 2020-07-24

What is the height of the handle?

Asked by: trishajvr
The handle is 14" H.
Answered by: maarechar
Date published: 2020-05-29

What are the dimensions of the cart when closed flat?

Asked by: Skygoddess
When folded for storage, our Black Steel Shopping Cart measures 21" wide x 9" deep x 44-1/2" high.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-01-05
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