Dollar & Variety Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Dollar & Variety Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 45299 | Sep 2013

Top dollar: Thrifty consumers will enable growth for dollar stores, amid rising competition

The Dollar & Variety Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Discount demand

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


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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
ConsumablesHousehold productsApparel and accessories Seasonal and other
Industry Activities
Retailing apparel at discount pricesRetailing food at discount pricesRetailing furniture at discount pricesRetailing home goods at discount prices

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