Abstract: A vendor push cart kiosk having a configuration of a familiar object. It may include base, an umbrella extending from the base, wheels attached to the base, handles attached to the base to permit manual pushing against the handles to roll the base along a ground with the wheels. The base has interior compartments containing vendor products such as frozen ices, a cold source such a dry ice to keep the interior compartments cold and thus keep the vendor products cold, and lids that open to provide access to the vendor products within the interior compartments and that close. The interior compartments, including the lid, are insulated.
Abstract: A shopping cart suitable for storage and conveyance of a conventional capacity of food or other products while also transporting and entertaining at least one child. The shopping cart has at least one storage basket, as well as a body integrally mounted below and forward of the basket. The body simulates a vehicle to provide a relatively easier shopping experience for the guardian and a more enjoyable shopping experience for the child. Additional features include the use of a swing arm to improve passenger safety, and bumpers to protect the cart and body from collision and abrasion.
February 20, 2002
Date of Patent:
February 4, 2003
David S. McCue, Christopher R. Hickey, David Burghart, Blake Jarrett, Adam P. Stevens