Gift-Wrap Shrink Ray: Walmart’s Labels Are A Little Smaller

walmart_labelsIt’s not just food that the Grocery Shrink Ray hits: we’ve seen it strike everything from grooming products to warranties. We haven’t ever seen a Christmas label shrink ray, though, until Dave sent these pictures comparing labels purchased at Walmart during different years.

“Thought the new ones had less room to write on!” he wrote. Both of these are packages of 100 labels for $1.99, and the newer one on the left definitely gives users a little bit less room to write on. The older package seems significantly larger because the cardboard backing is so much bigger, but the labels still shrank.


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