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Old Yesterday, 09:13 PM
 
Location: Brawndo-Thirst-Mutilator-Nation
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Dollar Tree, that is where I do a lot of my shopping.

DT is a true dollar-store, as opposed to a lot of other fakey, cutesy named kinda-dollar-stores.

I guess a push is on by one of the major stock-owners of Dollar Tree to expand their inventory to include stuff that is more than a dollar. WOW, is that a good idea........then they lose their niche and
are just another fakey-fake "dollar store" along with all the other "dollar stores".

https://www.kesq.com/news/economy/ac...an-1/969811311

That's why one activist investor thinks it's time for Dollar Tree to raise its prices.
Jeffrey Smith, CEO of Starboard Value, a hedge fund, wrote to Dollar Tree CEO Gary Philbin Monday to disclose that his fund had taken a 1.7% stake in the bargain retailer.
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Old Today, 01:52 AM
 
Location: California
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Dollar Tree was my go-to for Softsoap, LA's Totally Awesome and The Works toilet cleaner. Now The Works took out the the stuff that made it WORK and it's a bust. And Walmart sells Softsoap for $1 too (although not the larger containers) and I'm there more often. I haven't been in for awhile so I should go back and see if there's anything new and exciting that I can't live without.
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