Dollar General Overview Article

This article provides good Dollar General statistics, growth plans, information about the middle class, and an overview of the competition.  It’s a brief article that’s worth your time.  The Inquirer Article

NEW STORES – November/December 2017

There are certainly fewer openings in November and December due to the focus on the holiday shopping season.  That fact is reflected in the shorter list below.  Please note, this list was compiled using a Google Alert for “new stores”.  The list is not...
15 Companies Opening New Stores

15 Companies Opening New Stores

This article provides a good accounting of 15 companies opening new stores. While many retailers are closing stores, some are rapidly building new locations, with at least one — Dollar General — adding as many as 900 stores this year. A large majority of the retailers...

LIDL Opens First Store

Virginia Beach, VA Supermarket News Link Hundreds of shoppers were waiting in a line that circled the parking lot early Thursday morning in Virginia Beach, Va., when Lidl US opened the doors and let them in. As they filled their carts with 89-cent pineapples, 83-cent...

Walmart Comp Sales Down 9 Straight Quarters

How do you raise your stock price?  Answer: Increase same store sales.   In the face of stiff competition, Walmart is adding new products to the stores, working with different prototypes and shipping online purchases to the stores.  The question still looms.  Will it...