REPORT FORECASTS GAINS IN DOLLAR STORE CHANNEL

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Dollar stores, one-price stores, closeout stores and similar small-format value retailers will continue to pressure supermarkets, supercenters and other food formats over the next decade or so as they grow in sales and numbers, according to a report by Retail Forward here.Small-format value-retailers are expected to grow sales by 7.5% this year and continue to expand at an average

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Dollar stores, one-price stores, closeout stores and similar small-format value retailers will continue to pressure supermarkets, supercenters and other food formats over the next decade or so as they grow in sales and numbers, according to a report by Retail Forward here.

Small-format value-retailers are expected to grow sales by 7.5% this year and continue to expand at an average annual growth rate of 6.2% through 2008, Retail Forward said, while more than doubling

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