Dollar stores benefiting

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The Economist has a story this week exploring the booming business of discount stores in the recession. Not only is Dollar General expanding, but Dollar Tree had record sales in 2008 and 99¢ Only Stores rang up $1.2 billion in sales. The article notes that discount stores, which typically exist in distressed or rural areas, are rapidly advancing into city centers including Los Angeles and Chicago.

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