Dollar Tree

  1. Associates & Employees
Dollar General shareholders reportedly voted to pass a resolution that calls for the creation of an independent audit into worker safety, according to CNBC. The proposal, which was filed by Domini Impact Investments, asked the Dollar General board to commission an audit looking into the retailer’s worker safety policies and practices. The proposal recommended that […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Dollar Tree Inc. continued to make progress in its first quarter ended April 29, reporting sales gains and more transactions in its stores. But earnings were hurt by increased shrink and a shift in consumer spending to less profitable merchandise. “Our initiatives to drive customer traffic and increase store productivity are having […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Dollar General and Dollar Tree are both facing proposals from activist investor firms aiming to improve their worker safety and wages. Domini Impact Investments has called for an independent audit into worker safety and well-being at Dollar General, while United Church Funds is seeking the creation of a wages and inequality report on Dollar Tree. […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Dollar General and Dollar Tree are both facing proposals from activist investor firms aiming to improve their worker safety and wages. Domini Impact Investments has called for an independent audit into worker safety and well-being at Dollar General, while United Church Funds is seeking the creation of a wages and inequality report on Dollar Tree. […]
  1. Media & Marketing
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  1. Stores & Formats
The Financial Times has a piece about how dollar store chains in the US “are getting a makeover as inflation drives more demanding middle-income consumers through their doors. “The industry’s biggest chains have both announced plans to remodel almost twice as many stores as they will open this year. Dollar General and Dollar Tree will […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Consumers have struggled with rising inflation concerns for well over a year, and the uncertainty has profoundly impacted family spending decisions.  As the economic downturn stretches into the second quarter of 2023, consumer confidence is still on shaky ground, even as inflation shows signs of slowing down.  According to a study by Deloitte, consumer concern […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Dollar General has again been found in violation of federal workplace safety regulations for “willfully exposing” staff to fire hazards at a Pennsylvania store, the Department of Labor said Friday, reports CNBC. Investigators found “dangerous safety hazards,” including blocked emergency exit routes and electrical panels, at a Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania store during a November inspection that […]
  1. Merchandising
As a retailer, getting shoppers into your store is the first big hurdle, but then comes an even more complex beast—getting them to make a purchase. One essential component of this is using the best retail assortment strategy for your store. For some retailers, simply offering a wide variety of items is the key, even […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Supermarket News articles, the top story was FTC turns to competition about Kroger / Albertsons merger. According to a Wall Street Journal report, the FTC wants to know how retailers
  1. Associates & Employees
Dollar General will invest nearly $100 million to increase labor hours for its more than 170,000 store employees in 2023 to enable “consistent store standards while further enhancing the associate and customer experience,” said CEO Jeffrey Owen on the company’s fiscal year 2022 earnings call. The move comes as retailers continue to struggle to attract […]
  1. Channel: Mass
While the 2022 holiday season was an overall success, the specter of a potential recession was clearly looming over the retail industry in the final months of the year. That pressure can be felt in the Q4 2022 results and fiscal 2023 outlooks released by a multitude of retailers this week. Walmart has already warned […]
  1. Associates & Employees
Kroger will make a more than $770 million incremental investment in its associates during 2023 in order to raise average hourly rates, improve healthcare options and build new training and development opportunities, among other plans. This initiative builds on the $1.9 billion Kroger has invested in its workers since 2018. The grocer’s investments in its […]
  1. Stores & Formats
From the New York Times this morning: “Since 2019, at least 75 communities have voted down proposed dollar stores, while roughly 50 have enacted moratoriums or other broad limits on dollar store development, according to a new report by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, an organization that is critical of corporate retailers and their impact […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
Dive Brief: Dollar Tree is planning to add “hundreds of national brand equivalents” to its consumables private label portfolio in the back half of the year, Rick Dreiling, the discounter’s chairman and CEO, told investors during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call Wednesday. Also in 2023, Dollar Tree is aiming to add 16,000 cooler doors to its stores, […]

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Bloomberg has a story about how “a slew of retailers are beefing up their grocery investments to lure in consumers cutting back on non-essentials like clothing and electronics. But as they lay out plans to improve their food offerings and supply chains, the big question is how does one compete with the mighty Walmart Inc. on […]
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CHICAGO – Circana, formerly IRI and The NPD Group, has released its 2022 New Product Pacesetters, the 28th annual report revealing the top new product launches across food and beverage and nonfood sectors. The report illustrates the enduring power of CPG innovation, revealing that consumer spending on new product offerings remained elevated last year despite challenges […]
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From Advertising Age: “Walmart Connect, which has made huge gains in recent years through digital advertising, is testing ways to bolster in-store pieces of its retail media network. “For the first time, Walmart Connect is selling ads on its revamped in-store radio network and integrating sampling programs with online offerings. While aspects of Walmart Connect’s […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
  2. Trends & External Forces
  3. Stores & Formats
Several years after opening its last Joe V’s location, H-E-B is reigniting the banner with two locations set to open in Dallas by 2025. Dive Brief: H-E-B announced Tuesday it is opening two Joe V’s Smart Shop by H-E-B stores in Dallas, marking the first time the grocer’s discount format will appear outside of the Houston area. […]
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The platform leverages the chain’s loyalty program, bringing personalized ads to shoppers in-store, in-app, on social media and elsewhere, said Damian Scott, who heads up the grocer’s retail media and front-end digital operations. Dive Brief: Giant Eagle announced on Wednesday the debut of Leap Media Group, an in-house retail media arm that leverages the regional […]