Dollar stores are positioned to capture fill-in grocery trips during the poor economy
Dollar stores are engaged in a tug of war with traditional grocers for shoppers' wallet share. With expanded consumable selections and enhanced customer service, members of the small-format value channel have become a viable destination for fill-in grocery trips. Traditional retailers, in turn, are fighting for lower-income shopper loyalty with 10 for $10 discounts and promotions on their value-tier store brands. Despite their efforts, dollar stores are encroaching on traditional ...
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