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Rapid expansion of dollar stores

Dollar General storefront
Sue Ogrocki
The Dollar General store is pictured in Luther, Okla in this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo.. Dollar General reports financial results Thursday, March 14, 2019.

Dollar stores experienced rapid growth during the pandemic.

In some areas, they’re the major retail presence. While some communities welcome the convenience and low prices, others accuse the stores of deceptive pricing and forcing out local businesses.

We’ll look at the impact dollar stores are having and how some communities are pushing back against the proliferation of dollar stores.


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