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." George Baker, director of meat operations at ...
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