Busch's, a family owned Ann Arbor, Mich.-based operation celebrating its 25th year, installed child-friendly checkout lane play spots in five of its 11 stores. The company mascot, someone dressed as a Scotty dog, appears in stores as Buddy Busch, and encourages children to play in the special area, between 5 by 7 and 5 by 10 feet, as their parents check out nearby. "It's intended to be a playspace, and diversion, during checkout. They are not really intended as an activity center for the ...
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