Shopping for everyday items after a long day at work is that mundane task some of us truly dread. There's just something so annoying about an overly helpful shop assistant when you just want to shop in peace. And some supermarkets are so big that you can spend 20 minutes just looking for the cheese section.


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However, some stores have found ways not to only solve most of the problems, but to make shopping more fun. These genius ideas collected by Bored Panda, are found in various superkarkets and stores all over the world. Which ideas would you like to implement in your local supermarkets? Tell us in the comments below!

#1 My Local Supermarket Has Pre Made Kits For People To Buy And Give To The Homeless Or Food Shelters

My Local Supermarket Has Pre Made Kits For People To Buy And Give To The Homeless Or Food Shelters

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Lara B. 11 months ago

That's such a nice idea! We need more of that!

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#2 This Book Store Has A "Blind Date With A Book" Section

This Book Store Has A "Blind Date With A Book" Section

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Alex K 11 months ago

i see hitchikers guide to the galaxy

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#3 At This Airport, They Have A Machine That Will Print Off Free Short Stories For You To Read While You Wait!

At This Airport, They Have A Machine That Will Print Off Free Short Stories For You To Read While You Wait!

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Emma Gascoyne 11 months ago

Who writes em?

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#4 Shopping Carts In This Store Have Calculators

Shopping Carts In This Store Have Calculators

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Flinkie 11 months ago

Wow that is just the BEST idea ever. So smart and can be really usefull!

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#5 This Store Lets Customers Choose Whether They Want To Be Bothered By The Staff

This Store Lets Customers Choose Whether They Want To Be Bothered By The Staff

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Nora 11 months ago

This is so genius. Sometimes I enter a store, especially perfume or makeup, and the assistant follows me like a shadow of mine. What I do is just leave, even if I really wanted to buy an item. Shops should realize that this hurts their profits rather than increasing their sales.

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#6 Local Mattress Store Gives You A Mini Mattress For Your Doggie When Buying A Regular One

Local Mattress Store Gives You A Mini Mattress For Your Doggie When Buying A Regular One

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Cip IESAN 11 months ago

And a mini-mini mattress for your cat when buying a mini one for your dog.

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#7 My Local Grocery Store Is Selling Unattractive Produce At Reduced Prices That Would Normally Be Tossed Out!

My Local Grocery Store Is Selling Unattractive Produce At Reduced Prices That Would Normally Be Tossed Out!

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ugaas wiilhoog 11 months ago

I always thought this was one of the dumbest thing ever, especially since they all more or else taste the same.

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#8 This Store Sorts It's Bananas By How Ripe They Are

This Store Sorts It's Bananas By How Ripe They Are

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Cip IESAN 11 months ago

"Ready 3-4 days ago"

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#9 Store Offers Fresh Free Fruit For Children While Their Parents Shop!

Store Offers Fresh Free Fruit For Children While Their Parents Shop!

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John L 11 months ago

I wonder how much quieter the store is since this was put into effect? ;D

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#10 My Walmart Shopping Cart Has A Store Gps Attached To It

My Walmart Shopping Cart Has A Store Gps Attached To It

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Yvonne Bernal 11 months ago

Wal-Mart? I would think Ikea could learn from this! lol

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