CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Increases in store traffic and average sales ticket helped Dollar Tree here boost its third-quarter sales by 11.6% to $1.1 billion, the retailer here said Thursday. Comparable-store sales for the quarter increased by 6.2%. Consumers shopped the $1-and-less retailer for items like food, back-to-school and Halloween items, said the company, which will report earnings later this month. Read More of Today's Headlines
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