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'Dollar' Stores Aren't Actually The Cheapest Stores

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business

Just because a store has the word “dollar” in the name doesn’t mean it’s actually the cheapest place to shop. A typical basket of goods at...

Dollar Tree Buying Family Dollar For $8.5 Billion

AP | By CANDICE CHOI and MICHELLE CHAPMAN | Posted 09.27.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for...

Dave Jamieson

Worse Than Walmart?

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.25.2013 | Business

Dawn Hughey had worked at Dollar General for just four months when she was named manager of a store in the Detroit suburbs in 2009. Having recently mo...

WATCH: Extreme Couponing Violence Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.27.2012 | Money

For some, extreme couponing is a competitive sport. For Melissa Mozzo-Mart, extreme couponing quickly escalated into a violent contact sport that left...

Where Are You Buying Your Groceries?

Phil Lempert | Posted 05.21.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

Where do you shop and why?

Desperate Consumers Lining This Company's Pockets

Flickr user daysofthundr46 | Alice Hines | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

Dollar stores are thriving in this weak recovery as struggling Americans look for deals on the basics. Dollar Tree, the nation's third largest doll...

Alice Hines

Dollar Stores' Cheap Food Expansion Hits Not-In-My-Backyard Neighbors

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

With food prices rising and incomes going nowhere, dollar stores are thriving, luring squeezed customers -- many from the middle class -- with discoun...

Struggling Americans Avoiding All But Essential Items At Dollar Stores

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.11.2011 | Business

Some Americans have become concerned enough about their finances that even a spending spree at the local dollar store now seems excessive. Followi...

Dave Jamieson

Workers' Lawsuit Crumbles In Wake Of Walmart V. Dukes Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

The ink may have barely dried on the U.S. Supreme Court's historic decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, but the controversial case is already helping to giv...

Dollar Stores Are Taking Walmart's Lunch Money

Daily Finance | Mercedes Cardona | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thrifty shoppers looking for low prices on basics are frequently passing up the big boxes of Walmart for the tighter aisles of their local dollar stor...

Dollar Stores Show Biggest Gain In Shopper Visits

nytimes.com | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dollar stores have shown the biggest gain in shopper visits over the last year out of all the retailers that sell basic consumer goods, according to m...