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Financial Times  Jun 25  Comment 
The enduring appeal of US ‘variety’ stores should settle nerves around the UK’s pound stores
Financial Times  Jun 10  Comment 
Supermarket group faces intense competition from discount retailers
Financial Times  May 28  Comment 
Discount retail group lifts like-for-like UK sales 4.4%
MarketWatch  May 28  Comment 
America’s most-visited stores are primarily in the fast-food, discount retail and pharmacy segments.
New York Times  Apr 22  Comment 
The British retail giant has steadily lost market share in recent years to discount retailers, and it faced pricing wars with its rivals.
Reuters  Mar 12  Comment 
Dollar General Stores Inc said on Thursday it plans to accelerate new store rollouts in a bid to bolster its position among U.S. discount retailers after failing to upend a merger agreement between rivals Family Dollar and Dollar Tree .
MarketWatch  Feb 6  Comment 
Discount retail chain Poundland Group PLC said Friday it has signed a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire competitor 99p Stores for an enterprise value of £55 million ($84.3 million). The deal calls for a cash consideration of...
Reuters  Feb 5  Comment 
Anielle Troyan, a call center worker in New York, shops at discount retailers such as Family Dollar for items like soap and detergent as well as groceries like Kraft macaroni and cheese and small-sized condiments.




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