Dollar Tree

  1. Stores & Formats
Axios reports that “Chicago’s City Council is expected to vote next week on a proposal to limit where certain dollar stores can open … The proposed crackdown comes as many city officials decry maintenance and safety issues at such stores, while others say they keep a crucial retail presence in neighborhoods abandoned by larger stores.” […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Major retailers reported record levels of retail theft in 2023, and it seems that the problem is only worsening by the day. According to a 2023 National Retail Security Survey, retail losses swelled to $112.1 billion in 2022, up a staggering 19 percent from $93.9 billion the year prior. Popular retail chains like Target, Kohl’s, […]
  1. Data & Insights
Track retail sales for free Key Takeaways Holiday sales declined 1.6% YoY in the first 29 days of the holiday season Black Friday to Cyber Monday sales grew 1.0% YoY Amazon and Walmart were shoppers’ favorite Black Friday-Cyber Monday brands Holiday sales remain weak after Black Friday, Cyber Monday Contact Sales for more details. Holiday sales […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
    [[“value”:” In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was Former FTC policy director: Kroger, Albertsons merger is facing ‘a hurricane storm’. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) could be leaning towards challenging the Kroger, Albertsons merger in court, and representatives on both sides are scheduled […]
  1. Channel: Mass
    [[“value”:” Dollar Tree has formed a partnership to support the construction of seven community solar power plants in New York state, which combined are estimated to generate 55.77 GWh (gigawatt hours) of clean energy annually, the equivalent of avoiding more than 24,000 metric tons of CO2 each year, reports media website EnergyTech. The […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
    [[“value”:” Judge Barbara Kronlund of the San Joaquin County Superior Court has approved a settlement to resolve a civil law enforcement action against Dollar Tree. The settlement was entered in conjunction with 48 district attorney offices and two city attorney offices from around the state and requires, among other things, for Dollar Tree […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
    [[“value”:” Continued theft is the reason cited by Target for closing nine stores across four states, reports the New York Times. The locations, in New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland, Ore. are set to close on Oct. 21, as the retailer attempts to get ahead of a national retail shrink inventory […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Bloomberg Businessweek has a cover story about Dollar General, which it describes as “America’s most ubiquitous retailer,” with more than 19,000 US locations, “more than Walmart Inc. and Wendy’s Co. combined. Its main competitor, Dollar Tree Inc., has thousands fewer, even after acquiring rival Family Dollar some years back. Dollar General’s stores seem to be […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Access chart in Dash. Dollar General shoppers are increasingly buying from online deep discounter Temu according to Earnest credit card data. Since the Pinduoduo-owned online marketplace Temu entered the US market in late 2022, it has shaken up the discount sales space. Temu sells rock-bottom priced home goods and clothing through its gamified app and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
“A few years back, when I was with Dollar General in the Chief Merchant seat, Fortune saw us as “a crafty mix of 7-Eleven-like convenience and Walmart-like low prices.” Yeah, but…that description doesn’t begin to do justice to the strong value-and-convenience proposition of the value channel – a proposition that’s put Dollar General and Dollar […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
​ This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. It’s been another week with far more retail news than there is time in the day. Below, we break down some things you may have missed during the week, and what we’re still thinking about. From pumpkin spice’s return to retail, and […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Dollar Tree will pay a $1.35 million fine to settle safety violations that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has “repeatedly cited at multiple stores,” according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The retailer, which also operates the Family Dollar chain, also has agreed to remediation of issues including blocked exits, access to fire […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
PHILADELPHIA — Rite Aid has appointed Jeanniey Walden chief marketing officer, making permanent an interim role the seasoned executive has held since March. Walden will continue to play a critical role in the company’s growth strategy to help create meaningful customer, client, and member experiences for millions of Americans. As CMO, she will also oversee […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — It is now 16 months since Rick Dreiling took the reins at Dollar Tree Inc., and he has not been idle. Suffice to say, the small-box discount sector is about to get much more interesting. Last month Dreiling and the management team he has assembled provided analysts and investors a glimpse of […]
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ZAANDAM, The Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize reported solid results for its fourth quarter and 2023 fiscal year, with full-year sales and earnings per share in line with expectations. Fourth quarter net sales were €23.0 billion ($24.65 billion), up 1.9% at constant exchange rates and down 1.4% at actual exchange rates. Comparable sales, excluding gas, increased […]
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The Wall Street Journal reports that “Walmart is shopping in the TV aisle to help grow its advertising business.  The retail giant is in talks to buy smart television-manufacturer Vizio for more than $2 billion, according to people familiar with the situation. The move would give Walmart more places where it can sell ads and pitch […]
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We just launched the YipitData Consumer Spend Index (YCSI),  a measure of overall and category-level non-seasonally adjusted US retail sales as observed in a large transaction panel.  In January, YCSI showed consumer spending Y/Y growth (ex-gas stations) decelerated slightly from December. Y/Y growth in core retail sales was relatively stable over this period. YCSI saw […]