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How Dollar Stores Are Eating Walmart's Lunch

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 stores, which have replaced no-name products with nationally known brands and revamped their interiors to lure in a new crop of customers.

Five Retail Stocks Worth Putting on Your Shopping List

We started with Citi Investment Research's top global retail picks for an "hourglass" recovery (benefiting retailers on the high and low ends). After drilling down into the fundamentals and valuations, here are our five favorites.

Dollar General coupon for $5 off $25

Print this Dollar General coupon to get $5 off your next purchase of $25 or more. Valid today through Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010. To get the coupon,...

Rough Economy Means Big Profits for Dollar General

The dollar store operator said its profit rose 51% in the second quarter as consumers continue to shop for bargains amid a weak economy. Along with the profit jump, Dollar General announced plans to open about 600 new stores.

These Days, a Good Reputation Is Everything

Some companies don't realize how important their reputations are until they're gone, but a new survey of corporate directors shows that reputational risk is their second biggest worry. It should be: As much as 70% of a company's value may rest on that one intangible asset.

Bargain Hunters Boost Dollar General's Profit

Discount retailer Dollar General reported first-quarter earnings Tuesday, beating Wall Street estimates, as budget-conscious consumers continue to bargain hunt for everyday items.