• We went shopping at Dollar General and Five Below to see which rapidly growing discount store offered a better experience, and the winner was clear

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Dollar stores are having a moment. Dollar-store sales in the United States grew from $30.4 billion in 2010 to $45.3 billion in 2015.
    Dollar General currently has about 15,000 locations , with plans to open 900 in 2018. Comparable sales were up 3.7% at Dollar General in the second quarter.
    While not a traditional dollar store in that its products are priced up to $5, Five Below currently has 625 stores, and it plans to open 50 more this quarter alone. In the second quarter of 2018, Five Below's comparable sales grew by 2.7% .
    We shopped at Dollar General and Five Below and found that Five...
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  • We went shopping at Dollar General and Five Below to see which rapidly growing discount store offered a better experience, and the winner was clear

    We went shopping at Dollar General and Five Below to see which rapidly growing discount store offered a better experience, and the winner was clear

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Dollar stores are having a moment. Dollar-store sales in the United States grew from $30.4 billion in 2010 to $45.3 billion in 2015.
    Dollar General currently has about 15,000 locations , with plans to open 900 in 2018. Comparable sales were up 3.7% at Dollar General in the second quarter.
    While not a traditional dollar store in that its products are priced up to $5, Five Below currently has 625 stores, and it plans to open 50 more this quarter alone. In the second quarter of 2018, Five Below's comparable sales grew by 2.7% .
    We shopped at Dollar General and Five Below and found that Five...
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  • We shopped at Dollar Tree and Dollar General to see which offered a better shopping experience, and the winner was unmistakable

    We shopped at Dollar Tree and Dollar General to see which offered a better shopping experience, and the winner was unmistakable

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

    Business Insider/Mary Hanbury
    Dollar Tree and Dollar General are the largest dollar stores in the United States and are neck-and-neck in terms of store count and annual sales.
    Based on numbers alone, the two chains are almost identical. However, there are some big differences in the shopping experiences you'll have at these stores.
    We decided to put them to the test.
    Bargain-hunting has been the flavor of the past decade.
    Since the recession, cost-conscious consumers have flocked to off-price, thrift, and dollar stores in search of good deals. As a result, these stores have seen a surge in...
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