Dollar Stores Gain in Grocery: Report

FORT LEE, N.J. — Shoppers are turning more frequently to dollar stores to fulfill needs for items like cleaning supplies and personal care items, according to results of a survey released Friday by Perception Research Services International here.

The survey indicated that supermarkets are still where most shoppers (91%) have purchased groceries in the past three months (in line with last year's 92%), and mass merchandisers are still their largest competitive

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