The Retail Apocalypse Spreads to Walmart…or Does It?

It looks as if dollar stores are a black hole that eats up revenue and produces little profit. Or at least that is what Walmart has concluded; it is concentrating its small box growth on Neighborhood Markets that generate several streams of revenue. Most neighborhood markets contain a grocery store and a pharmacy as well as a discount store, and many of them also have gas pumps.

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Economy Gets Worse Dollar Stores Boom

Dollar Tree is even scarier; it sells everything for $1. That’s right. Some Americans can only afford to spend $1 on things like cleaning supplies these days.

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