DOLLAR STORES POSING GREATER THREAT TO SUPERMARKETS

CHICAGO -- Dollar stores are becoming an increasingly potent channel of competition for traditional supermarket operators because of their low operating costs, widespread consumer acceptance, and growing focus on consumables.In a standing-room-only presentation, titled "Dollar Stores: Supermarket Competition or Complement," during the Food Marketing Institute Show here last month, Tom Rubel, president,

CHICAGO -- Dollar stores are becoming an increasingly potent channel of competition for traditional supermarket operators because of their low operating costs, widespread consumer acceptance, and growing focus on consumables.

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