Slow Economy Means $$ for Dollar Stores

Have you shopped at your local dollar store over the past couple of months? If so, you’re far from alone.

Around the time of the last recession just over a decade ago, Dollar Tree was the place you’d go to get trinkets and party supplies, while Dollar General and Family Dollar were good for grabbing some snacks or a few cheap household items. Now, with a new economic downturn upon us, the three major dollar store chains are telling cash-strapped shoppers – come check us out now.

Already, during the first few months of the coronavirus pandemic, Dollar General, Family Dollar – and to a slightly lesser extent, Dollar Tree – have reported a huge growth in sales and an influx of new shoppers. And they’re confident that, as the economy suffers, they’ll soar. Here’s the entire Coupons in the News article, but I’m sure you already know all this 🙂

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