Where Have All the Penny-Pinchers Gone?

Shares of Dollar General took a 9% hit on Tuesday after the company hosed down its guidance for the full fiscal year. The report follows disappointing results last month out of Wal-Mart and Target .

In this video, longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz explains why this is a problematic trend -- and why Dollar General is actually holding up better than Wal-Mart and Target despite the more pronounced sell-off.

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The article Where Have All the Penny-Pinchers Gone? originally appeared on Fool.com.

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