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Target’s Stance on Bathroom Debate Drives Business to Walmart

Target’s potty mess is Walmart’s gain.

Car traffic at thousands of Walmart stores across the country increased over a seven-day period in late April — days after Target announced its controversial policy on transgender restroom use, The Post has learned.

A number of conservative groups started an anti-Target protest in the wake of the chain’s April 19 statement that transgender customers in its North Carolina stores could use restrooms and fitting rooms of the gender they identify with.

Over those seven days — April 23 to 29 — car traffic at thousands of Target stores fell off, according to a New York satellite data company.

The sizable change in traffic patterns at the two chains could mean Walmart gained a key advantage against Target.

Read more at New York Post


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