There are a handful of very well known value retailers. However,
there are also many smaller value retailers that contribute to the
overall retailing landscape. One of the larger companies that
you may have heard of would be Family
Dollar. They began with one store in 1959 in Charlotte, North Carolina,
the Company currently operates more than 6,600 stores in 44 states. Family Dollar Stores, Inc., a Fortune
500 company, is based in Matthews, North Carolina, just outside of
Charlotte and is
a publicly held company with common stock traded on the New
York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDO. The first Family
Dollar store was opened in Charlotte, NC, in 1959. It was a
relatively small, self-service operation located in a neighborhood
convenient to low and middle income consumers. The merchandise
assortment featured basic goods for family and home needs. The no
frills, low overhead, cash-and-carry environment provided good value
at the lowest price points. As the company opened more stores, it
became clear that this merchandising concept filled a niche in the
marketplace and held great promise for supporting a chain of much
is another value retailer with significant size. Goodlettsville,
Tenn.-based Dollar General Corporation is the nation’s largest
small-box discount retailer. They make shopping for everyday needs
simpler and hassle-free by offering a carefully edited assortment of
the most popular brands at low everyday prices in small, convenient
locations. Dollar General ranks among the largest retailers of
top-quality brands made by America’s most-trusted manufacturers,
such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, Kellogg’s,
General Mills and Nabisco. Dollar General saves you time by staying
focused on life's simple necessities: laundry detergent, toilet
paper, soap, shampoo, socks and underwear...maybe a gadget or two
that you just can't live without.
Clothing Outlet Stores are
technically value retailers. The clothing outlets offer leading
fashion brands at attractive discounts. Therefore, they are
certainly providing value.
There are a
few very good value retail websites that offer informative details
to help retailers and consumers learn more about value retailing.
One such site is called
Value Retail News
(VRN). They provide news and information pertinent to the
industry. For example, you can view their outlet industry reports
If this page does not provide you with enough "valuable"
information, you can search the internet for additional value
retailer and value retailing resources. Actually, you can use
(ApparelRetailer.com) website to search the net for value
fashion and apparel stores.
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