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dollar store

n.
A retail store selling a wide variety of inexpensive articles.
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While the rate of decline for brick-and-mortar shopping visits was softened in the most recent quarter compared to the two previous quarters, the dollar store channel continued to see the largest year-over-year share increase in shopping visits, likely driven in part by new store openings.
NEW YORK -- Although they still primarily cater to low-income consumers, dollar stores have successfully broadened their appeal in recent years.
Dollar store shoppers who live in households earning less than $25,000 are satisfied with the selection (64%), while only 34% of those in $150,000-plus households find the brands and products at dollar stores to be just as good as at other retailers.
The single-tenant net-lease dollar store sector will continue to remain active as private investors seek properties with long-term leases, investment-grade tenants and attractive price points," Feeney said.
Consumers looking to spend a buck--and not much more--have propelled the growth of dollar stores across the country
Playing in the dollar store space is not just about incremental retail revenue, however--it is about reaching fans of your property everywhere they shop.
The most loyal dollar store customers tend to have low incomes and live in small towns and rural areas or in urban centers.
According to research conducted in 2005 by New York-based Meyers Research Center, shoppers with annual family incomes of less than $40,000 constituted 49% of the overall dollar store consumer demographic, down from 59% in 2003.
The greatest current opportunity for dollar store expansion now is in the upper Midwestern and Western United States, while the Southeastern United States is the most saturated region, said Nick McCoy, a senior consultant at Retail Forward and co-author of the report.
By comparison, dollar store penetration of households with incomes under $20,000 grew 3 percentage points to 77 percent, with average annual trips remaining steady at 18.
The chart below shows each retail channel's share of the dollars spent in each product group in 1999 as well as the change in dollar store sales from 1998 to 1999.
In addition, trendy toy favorites like Monster High[R], Angry Birds[R], The Avengers[R] and Brave[R] can be found at Family Dollar stores nationwide.