Rapid expansion of dollar stores
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.
- Matthew Rand, reporter at WOSU
- Shelley E. Kohan, professor at Syracuse University
- Stacy Mitchell, Co-Director at Institute for Local Self-Reliance
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