MINNEAPOLIS RETAILERS POST PROFIT ON TURKEYS

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

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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