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Top 25 Bargains at Dollar Stores

Dollar stores offer savings up to 90 percent on all kinds of household goods. But not everything is cheaper than at grocery, drug and specialty stores.

Family Dollar Reports Miserly Q1 Earnings

Family Dollar says quarterly earnings rose by less than three percent, falling shy of Wall Street expectations. And the discount store doesn't see things getting much better.

Walmart Shares Down as International Growth Slows

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's full-year profit may miss analysts' expectations as growth slows in its international markets, pressuring the company even as its U.S. discount stores continue to prosper.

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.

Retail Stocks That Can Thrive in a Down Economy

Fund manager Neil Hennessy believes investors should target retail stocks that are likely to thrive in slow-growth economic conditions -- but which also stand to benefit when the economy picks up again. Here are some of his favorites.