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Dollar & Variety Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Dollar & Variety Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 45299 | Oct 2014

Bottom dollar: Recovery in disposable income will temper demand for discount products

IBISWorld’s Dollar & Variety Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$62bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.5%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
307,232
Businesses
8,601
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Dollar and Variety Stores industry capitalized on the recession, attracting more middle-class consumers focused on value over quality as disposable incomes fell. In the next five years, however, IBISWorld expects this countercyclical industry to experience slower growth as operators contend with improved economic conditions. While major players are expected to retain some of the added customers acquired during the recession, smaller companies and single-branch operators are less likely to sustain the revenue growth they experienced in recent years. In the next five years, the industry is expected to mature, consolidating under pressure from traditional rivals such as big box stores... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that the Dollar and Variety Stores industry has a medium-low level of capital intensity. This trend is similar to other retail industries, which are generally labor-intensive. In 2014, for every dollar spent on wages, about $0.13 is estimated to be allocated toward capital assets.

This category includes expenditure on physical assets required to operate in this industry. The level of capital expenditure is influenced by the size and number of stores an industry player operates. Examples of capital costs include the purchase of fixtures and fittings (fit-outs) for stores and point-of-sale systems... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Dollar & Variety Stores Industry?

This industry retails general merchandise such as apparel, automotive parts, dry goods, hardware, groceries and home furnishings. Typically, industry operators retail these goods at discounted prices. The industry does not include department stores, warehouse clubs or grocery stores.

Industry Products
GroceriesDrugs, health aids and beauty cosmetics such as lipsticksCosmetics such as moisturizers, and hygiene products Soaps, detergents, cleaning supplies and paper related productsMen's and women's wear, and other textile productsKitchenware and home furnishingsOthers
 
Industry Activities
Retailing apparel at discount pricesRetailing food at discount pricesRetailing furniture at discount pricesRetailing home goods at discount prices


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