KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Country Mart, a marketing group of 19 independent operators supplied by Associated Wholesale Grocers here, sold over 5,000 reusable Country sMart bags within five days of introducing them, according to AWG. The initial ad for the green bags, which are made of polypropylene materials, ran on July 25, the company said. Each bag has reinforced handles and can hold up to 50 pounds of groceries. They are priced at three for $5, though customers can earn a free bag with each ...

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