LOS ANGELES — Dollar stores like 99 Cents Only have a negotiating advantage over supermarkets because they can drop products if vendor prices get too high, Eric Schiffer, chief executive officer, told analysts during a conference call here Monday. "The beautiful thing about our concept is, we don't have to carry any one item. If a supermarket doesn't carry certain basic key items, people would go to another market. But we don't have to carry any one item, so we can use that as great ...

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