A Target turkey dinner costs less than Wal-Mart

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A Thanksgiving Day turkey dinner costs less at Target Corp. than at Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, according to a Bloomberg Industries analysis.

A basket of 18 Thanksgiving meal items, including turkey, cranberries, onions, corn, pumpkin and heavy cream, is $45.48 at Target stores, compared with $52.31 at Wal-Mart, according to a study led by Jennifer Bartashus, a Bloomberg Industries analyst in Skillman, New Jersey. The same meal costs $70.18 at Whole Foods Market Inc. and $70.82 at Acme, owned by Supervalu Inc.

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