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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Dollar and Variety Stores industry exhibits a moderate to high level of concentration, with the top four players anticipated to account for 69.9% of revenue. While the industry is concentrated at the top, the remaining share of the market is mainly composed of small- to medium-size operators catering to localized demand. IBISWorld estimates that more than 8,597 companies will actively compete for the remaining 30.1% of the market in 2014.

Industry concentration has risen in the five years to 2014. In 2009, the same top four players, Dollar General, Family Dollar Stores, Dollar Tree Stores and Big Lots, accounted for about 61.2% of the total revenue... 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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