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Dollar General sales surge 10.6%

August 30, 2018

Dollar stores in general, and not just Dollar General, are likely benefiting from the U.S. economy’s strengths and weaknesses.

High consumer confidence and other positive economic factors are driving spending for many retailers. But as lower-income consumers struggle, many continue to seek out discount retailers like dollar stores. Recent reports from the federal government that show the wage gap worsening and an uptick in consumer prices could exacerbate that.

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