In an unusual turn of events, retailers in one market at least actually made money on turkeys this Thanksgiving.
For the first time they can remember, retailers operating in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market area, told SN that turkeys this year shed their loss-leader status.
"We made money on them for the first time in many years," said Tom Scheirer, director of meats at Rainbow Foods, a 33-store chain based in Hopkins, Minn. "It was wonderful."
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