The transformation of dollar stores from general merchandisers to consumables sellers is fueling rapid growth for the industry, but it’s coming at a price. Both Dollar General and its rival, Family Dollar Stores, in recent weeks have reported that their earnings were slowing as the increase of lower-margin consumable goods as a percentage of their overall sales weighed on profits. And competition between all channels of trade for consumables is getting such that one player, Dollar ...
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