Inside North America’s dollar store chains

In this report we look at the strategies of the leading operators and how value, variety and excitement could enable strong growth in a post-Covid19 environment.

Dollar General: data

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North America retail outlook 2021: performance to date

We look at how the market has been performing and assess whether the trends we highlighted at the start of the year remain relevant in the USA and Canada. The report also details the sales performance of the leading retailers as they come up against last year's surge in demand.

USA country presentation

This in-depth guide to USA explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

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US leading dollar store operator announced plans to expand its healthcare offering to meet more of its shopper needs and establish itself as a health destination. To fast track this development, it has created a new role of chief medical officer.

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Dollar General posted an impressive net sales increase of 21.6% to $33.7bn in 2020 driven by its numerous real estate projects and its value and convenience proposition. In 2021, the retailer will focus on the evolution of its existing store models and launch new concepts to continue to reach more shoppers and meet their evolving needs.  Q4 results and full year performance Fourth quarter n...
With Aldi US expanding click and collect to more stores and Family Dollar announcing a nationwide partnership with Instacart, we look at four ecommerce developments from North American discounters. Aldi US to add click and collect to another 500 stores. With the fast rise of ecommerce and the success of its curbside service (click and collect in partnership with Instacart), Aldi will add th...
The COVID-19 pandemic proved to be a challenge, but also an opportunity to accelerate development for discounters. In several markets with high penetration of online, such as the UK, the lack of ecommerce proved to be a weakness for the discount channel. However, the value proposition of the channel resonated well with increasingly savvier shoppers, ensuring footfall and sales remained strong. ...
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