NEW YORK — Retailers waging “turkey wars” this holiday season could be hurt by the rising cost of ammunition, an analyst said Monday. Turkey costs are up about 24% this year as compared to last, even though price competition among retailers for turkeys is hotter than it was a year ago, said Meredith Adler, an analyst at Barclays Capital, speaking at Barclays’ annual Holiday Retail Roundtable here. “Turkey prices are ridiculous, and since the cost of turkeys are up almost 25% this year, we ...

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