This wholesaling giant has been in business for 25 years, yet still treats its customers like best friends.
Dollar General Corp. has announced plans to create 6,000 new jobs in 2011 as it opens 625 new stores. The Goodlettsville, TN based company says the new stores and jobs will be spread among Dollar General’s existing 35 state operating area, as well as three new states: Connecticut, Nevada and New Hampshire. “Bringing our store […]
Even as the economy recovers, it looks like independent retailers providing low prices will hold loyal buyers.
Difficult economic times make for difficult challenges, but one company helping others weather the storm is Price Master Corp. Based in the heart of New York’s busy wholesale district, Price Master not only carries more than 3,000 fast selling items in stock, but the company also prides itself on customer service. It’s what keeps old […]
The economy’s loss is the small retailer’s gain as more and more consumers are shying away from big box stores and seeking bargains closer to home, published reports say. As such, the bigger stores are starting to fight back. A recent story in The New York Times says “Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, is adding […]
Dollar General Corp posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profits today as it attracted bargain-seeking consumers who spent more per visit, and the discount retailer raised its profit outlook, Reuters reports. The retailer said it saw the number of shoppers and average transaction amounts rise during the second quarter, which included July, when consumer sentiment hit a […]
New research shows that consumers are cutting back on the number of stores they visit when shopping, but that “dollar stores” are enjoying increased activity. The report from SymphonyIRI Group puts it all in perspective: “Shoppers are not enjoying the same financial success as corporations this spring and summer, and their continued search for lower-cost […]
Discount retailer Dollar General Corp. has begun selling beer and wine in some of its stores in the Southeast, the Associated Press reports. The Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based company has sold food and drinks for years in its 9,000 stores in 35 states — along with everything from home decor items to health and beauty supplies and […]
How’s the economy treating you? The conventional wisdom is that a sluggish economy is not good for business, but when you narrow down, especially to wholesalers who target discount stores and other independent retailers, many companies are finding strategies to grow and even thrive. It’s been a banner year for Conklin Fashions, for example, a […]