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Wal-Mart starts selling coffins

October 30, 2009

BBC news reports today that:

“The world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart, now plans to hold on to customers even after they die – by selling coffins. Prices range from a “Mom” or “Dad Remembered” steel coffin for $895 (£540), to a bronze model at $2,899. The retailer is offering caskets at prices that undercut many funeral homes, say correspondents.”

This is the best bit:

“But an industry spokesman said it was not gravely concerned about Wal-Mart’s move”

One Comment leave one →
  1. October 30, 2009 5:15 pm

    Maybe next they’ll you sell you plots in their garden section. One stop shopping

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