The next time you visit the discount store
, take a look at all their airgims.
launched the first outlet of its discount store
chain ''Acolle'' in Tokyo's Nerima Ward on Sept.
By comparison, those earning less than $75,000 per year are more inclined than those in higher-income households to shop at discount stores
; still, solid majorities of all three groups say they plan to shop at discount stores
for Christmas presents this season.
Indeed, Wal-Mart will open 50 new discount stores
, but its total discount store
count will actually go down next year because of the 180 new Supercenters they will open: 100 to 115 of them will be converted and expanded Wal-Mart discount stores
Schoewe said that by fiscal 2005, Wal-Mart's Supercenters will outnumber its discount stores
. There are 175 Supercenters on tap for this year.
Littlewoods discount stores
general manager David L'Herroux said: "Positions created include sales management opportunities as well as sales floor staff offering full, part-time and weekend work.
Fifteen per cent of people in the ABC1 social bracket said they were shopping more at discount stores
- such as Peacocks, Matalan and Primark - than a year ago, according to retail consultants Verdict.
To keep up with its 25% growth rate, Dollar Tree-a fast-growing chain of discount stores
where every item costs $1.00-put its own dollars down on a second new automated distribution center.
The company will use the money to build 200 discount stores
in El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.
survey, supermarkets are providing more satisfactory customer service than discount stores
or drug stores.
(IRI), Chicago, IL, for the 52 weeks ended July 19, dollar volume for private label tampons increased 21.7% at food stores, 32.2% at drug stores and 63.6% at discount stores
. Sanitary napkin and liner sales, however, decreased at food and drug stores, although they gained 10.2% at discount stores
The opportunity lies in the fact that retailers of a particular format (such as discount stores
) appear to be increasingly successful in attracting customers from an ever widening variety of other retail formats.