Family Dollar and the slow, surprising death of the discount store

Family Dollar and the slow, surprising death of the discount store

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What has happened to that great American archetype, the penny-pinching bargain shopper?

Americans were once known to love a good deal; this is the country that invented ending every price with “$.99” Add to that the US economy has been less than robust for the past six years, marked by a recession leading into a rocky, dissatisfying recovery that includes a weak housing market and 10 million people out of work.

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