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Turkey company to miss Thanksgiving after fire wipes out inventory

But the loyalty of Greenberg Turkeys' customers has the business hoping for a strong return in 2021.
Greenberg Smoked Turkeys usually gets about 200,000 birds to people each year.
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Smaller gatherings. Smaller Thanksgiving. Smaller turkeys?

Oct 23, 2020
Making last-minute pivots in farming isn't too easy. "We only have so much control over their rate of growth," one farmer says.
John Peterson, a third-generation turkey farmer, is slaughtering birds earlier to meet consumer demand for smaller turkeys.
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America’s Thanksgiving feast finds fans across the pond

Nov 28, 2019
C. Lidgate has been catering to American ex-pats in London for their Thanksgiving needs for three decades.
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Turkey prices are down again this year

Nov 25, 2019
Consumers are paying the lowest prices they’ve paid in years.
Average turkey prices are down this year.
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Bon Appétit on making the perfect Thanksgiving dinner

Nov 4, 2019
Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport also has some tips.
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Why retailers love it when you order online and pickup in store

Nov 23, 2018
Big box and department stores have invested heavily on making it easy for customers to pick up stuff they order online at the store. That’s because research shows that most of those pick-ups actually become shopping trips, where the customer buys more than just what was in the online cart. That’s a growing Black Friday […]

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Hurricane means fewer North Carolina sweet potatoes

Nov 22, 2018
The state provides most of the nation's fresh supply; Florence wiped out 20 percent of the crop.
Jimmy Burch, owner of Burch Farms in North Carolina, said he lost about a third of this year's sweet potato crop because of rain from Hurricane Florence.
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Thanksgiving doesn't have to cost so much

Nov 20, 2018
The American Farm Bureau Federation's average is lower than it's been in years.
A customer looks over turkeys for sale at Costco, 2004. 
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How the day after Thanksgiving came to be known as Black Friday

Nov 19, 2018
This Friday, the Friday after Thanksgiving, is ubiquitously referred to as “Black Friday” by retailers, consumers and the media. We wondered: What does the term mean? And where’d it come from? Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 
The 24th of September 1869: Panic on 'Black Friday' in the New York Gold Room.
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