I mentioned the clueless shopping-cart situation at Géant, the “hipermercado” near the airport, where they line up the carts in a dead-end stall, and you have to pull one out backwards before entering the store.

Well, lo and behold, they now ask you to take your cart in the parking lot from the place you return it. Why not?

Esteemed clients, please take and return your cart here.


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