Kenny Braun

Best Mom's Best Friend

TIE: HEB; Central Market North

The "Customers With Children" area in the parking lots of these local grocers is a life-saver if you're lucky enough to be doing the marketing with crumbcatchers in tow. Shopping carts are parked in a little covered shed, right where you've put the car. No negotiating loose children across a busy parking lot into the store -- handy! Not to mention that it's wise traffic engineering, as well. We bet more than one harried parent has patronized these stores for this convenience alone.

HEB
7015 Village Center Dr., 512/502-8445
www.heb.com

Central Market North
4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1000
www.centralmarket.com

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