How Dollar Stores Became America’s Leading Retailers

In 2020, there were more than 34,000 dollar stores across the U.S. Popular chains include Dollar Tree and Family Dollar (both owned by Dollar Tree), Dollar General, 99 Cents Only Stores and Five Below...

December 13, 2021

Dollar General’s Popshelf Aims to Create & Conquer ...
Health & Beauty - Retail

Dollar General was among the small, hardy group that launched new store concepts in 2020. Its first store under the Popshelf banner opened in Tennessee last October, and didn't get many visits from me...

July 21, 2021

Dollar General Debuts Private Label Skincare Line
CPG - Health & Beauty - Retail

As it looks to expand its product offerings, Dollar General has introduced a private label skincare line, with 11 products priced at $5 or less. The skincare line is under the dollar store's Believe B...

July 19, 2021

Dollar General Makes Push into Health Care
Health & Beauty - Retail

The discounter has hired its first chief medical officer and is expanding its assortment of cough and cold, dental, nutritional, medical, health aids and feminine hygiene products across many of its s...

Chain Store Age
July 8, 2021

Dollar General is Trying to Get Healthier
Health & Beauty - Retail

Dollar General is expanding its assortment of health and wellness products and services, and wants to be a “health destination” for shoppers. With more than 17,000 stores, Dollar General sees an o...

July 8, 2021

Giant Eagle Rolls Out Virtual Personalized Vitamin Aisle
Health & Beauty - Online - Retail

The Higi Smart Health Stations not only let Giant Eagle customers shop for vitamins, they also share healthy recipes from the grocer, provide educational resources and measure blood pressure, pulse, w...

June 3, 2021

Nearly Half of all Store Openings So Far in 2021 are Dollar St...

Three dollar store chains will make up almost half of all the new stores opening up in the United States this year, a reflection of the dollar store sector's outsized growth in the retail industry as ...

May 7, 2021

Dollar General Will Hire 20,000 Workers

Dollar General plans to hire 20,000 workers this spring as the discount chain continues its expansion during the pandemic. The company said Wednesday it's looking to hire full- and part-time workers ...

CNN Business
April 15, 2021

Pringles New Wavy Deep Fried Dill Pickle Chips Are a Big Dill
CPG - Retail

Continuing to add to its flavor lineup, Pringles is now set to launch a Wavy Deep Fried Dill Pickle flavored chip. Celebrating the iconic appetizer, the new limited-edition release captures the stron...

April 9, 2021

Will Dollar Stores fill void at malls from department store cl...

Department stores like Sears, JCPenney, Lord & Taylor and others have either gone under or closed hundreds of stores, threatening to take down shopping malls where they once served as anchor tenan...

January 11, 2021

Dollar General moving upscale

Earlier this year, consumable goods like food were what was driving sales growth at dollar stores. Now these discount retailers are raising their sights to higher-margin items such as party goods and ...

Wall Street Journal
December 4, 2020

5 ways retailers have adapted to a Black Friday unlike any oth...
Beverages - CPG

Curbside sales, staggered discounts, websites that hold your place in line — retailers are reinventing Black Friday for a pandemic. For the full story, visit Retail Dive  -  https://www.retaild...

Retail Dive
November 16, 2020

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