US Dollar Stores market report
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For the purposes of this report, dollar stores are defined as retailers selling deeply discounted merchandise including name brand and private label products such as food, household supplies, health and beauty care, and more, typically ranging in price from $1-20. Some dollar stores are known as single-price stores, offering one price for all merchandise in stores. Dollar stores include but are not limited to:
- Family Dollar
- Dollar General
- Dollar Tree
- 99 Cents Only
- Five Below
Note the market size used in this report sources revenues from “other general merchandise stores” as mentioned above. See Appendix – Data Sources and Abbreviations for more details. This report builds on the analysis presented in Mintel’s Dollar and Discount Store Retailing – US, August 2013.
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Written by Diana Smith, a leading analyst in the Retail sector, her extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
Dollar stores at sitting fairly pretty at the moment. They are housed within a broader subcategory of “other general merchandise” stores (according to the US Census Bureau’s Annual Retail Trade Survey NAICS classification) which is the fastest growing sector within the total general merchandise category inclusive of discount department stores, warehouse clubs and supercenters. Immediate opportunities for improvement exist around in-store experiential retailing, e-commerce, grocery and overall quality perceptions.
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