At Kmart SuperCenters, shoppers are getting ready for their Thanksgiving Day feast. Whether it's dinner with friends or family, or at a local community organization, Kmart SuperCenter shoppers can take advantage of the lowest turkey prices in town. Kmart SuperCenters will; match any retailers turkey price, guaranteeing its customers the best value. Customers should see their store for details, as some restrictions do apply.
From sweet potatoes to pies, a full selection of grocery and general merchandise is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. On Thanksgiving Day all Kmart stores will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m.
On the way home from work, in transit to holiday parties or during weekly grocery shopping, Kmart SuperCenter customers will purchase in the month of November about:
* 4.5 million pounds of turkey or enough turkey to feed 8 football stadiums full of hungry fans (the average NFL/AFL football arena holds about 70,000 fans), * 2.5 million pounds of potatoes or 5 pounds of potatoes -- every day -- for almost 8 years to the first Pilgrims who celebrated a Thanksgiving Day meal (about 175 people), * 8.7 million ounces of canned green beans and 9.5 million ounces of canned corn, or enough green beans and corn to fill the one and half times Big Bird Balloon that floats over New York's Times Square in the Thanksgiving Day Parade (the Big Bird Balloon holds 12,000 cubic feet of helium), * 5 million ounces of nuts or 2 elephants eating 300 pounds of nuts per day, for almost 18 months (elephants consume 300 pounds of grass a day), 2.4 million ounces of canned gravy or enough to fill 392 bathtubs, and * 4.7 million tablets of Antacids stacking one on top of the other, that stack would be 18 miles high, or 3 times as tall as Mount Everest. (SOURCE: ACNIELSEN)
Kmart SuperCenter's offer shoppers a wide array of grocery amenities such as fresh produce, melt-in-your-mouth rolls, a full meat department, hot and cold delicatessen menu offerings, as well as many an in-store bakery.
Kmart Corporation is a near-$40 billion company that serves America with more than 2,100 Kmart and Kmart SuperCenter retail outlets and through its e- commerce shopping site, http://www.bluelight.com/ . Kmart donates $35 million each year to support its hometowns and local non-profit organizations. Kmart associates also provide their most valuable resource -- time -- everyday in their local communities. In addition to serving all 50 states, Kmart operations extend to the Caribbean Islands and Asia Pacific. More information about Kmart is available on the World Wide Web at http://www.bluelight.com/ under the "About Kmart" section.
SOURCE: Kmart Corporation
Contact: Susan Dennis, Media Relations of Kmart, +1-248-463-1021