GETTING FRESH

Dollar stores are starting to cool off in order to heat up fresh-food sales.Coolers, both wall units and floor bins, are being rolled into many dollar stores across the country to make room for fresh produce, milk and deli meats. Retailers are hoping that fresh foods will result in more frequent customer visits and, ultimately, higher sales.Better known for trinkets, seasonal merchandise and household

Dollar stores are starting to cool off in order to heat up fresh-food sales.

Coolers, both wall units and floor bins, are being rolled into many dollar stores across the country to make room for fresh produce, milk and deli meats. Retailers are hoping that fresh foods will result in more frequent customer visits and, ultimately, higher sales.

Better known for trinkets, seasonal merchandise and household goods, chains like 99 Cents Only, Family Dollar and Dollar General ha

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