ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Wegmans Food Markets here and A&P are among the retailers promoting new, environmentally friendly shopping bags for 99 cents. Wegmans just introduced a reusable bag with a large, flat bottom. Made of a water-repellent, non-woven polypropylene blend, it can hold up to 25 pounds. “It conveniently folds up for easy storage, and is machine-washable,” consumer affairs Senior Vice President Mary Ellen Burris wrote in a consumer column. While the new bag is admittedly ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.