Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Dollar and Variety Stores industry has capitalized on the recession, with more consumers turning to these stores for deep discounts. In the next five years, these stores are expected to perform well by targeting low-income households and price-conscious customers. Nevertheless, competition from big-box retailers and higher disposable incomes will slightly hinder revenue growth... 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 2013, 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