MATTHEWS, N.C. — Consumer demand for cheap consumables continues to drive robust sales at Family Dollar Stores — and has persuaded the discounter to devote more space to them in its stores. The company last week said it will begin to revamp layouts in its 6,660 stores in late May to provide more space and an easier shop for consumables, which include food, household cleaning products, health and beauty aids and pet food. These areas have been producing double-digit comparable-store sales ...
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