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Dollar store brands are facing a reckoning after customers slam the industry for selling expired items and creating ‘food deserts’

Despite strong sales and rapid growth, dollar store brands are receiving increasing backlash for dubious practices.
Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio, was demolished in 2016.

Trump’s new tariffs could unleash an avalanche of store closings on the US

UBS estimated in May that if the Trump administration adds 25% tariffs to all remaining imports from China, an additional 12,000 stores could close.

Dollar Tree plans to sell alcohol at 1,000 of its Family Dollar stores

Since Dollar Tree acquired Family Dollar in 2015, it has been a drag on the company's earnings. It's now taking action to improve its sales.

China tariffs could trigger one of the biggest waves of store closures the US has ever seen, sparking the second coming of the retail apocalypse

The trade war with China is threatening to trigger one of the biggest waves of store closures that the US has ever seen, according to UBS research.

More than 1,100 store closures were announced in a single day as fallout from the retail apocalypse picks up steam

Charlotte Russe, Family Dollar, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Chico's announced more than 1,100 store closings over the course of 24 hours this week.
Family Dollar feels a lot like Dollar General.

We visited Family Dollar, the store that analysts say is becoming Dollar Tree’s biggest problem. Here’s what we found.

Dollar Tree announced Wednesday that it is closing up to 390 Family Dollar stores in 2019.

Dollar Tree to close 390 Family Dollar stores in 2019

Analysts say Family Dollar has been a drag on Dollar Tree's earnings and "remains the weaker part of the business."
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Infant ibuprofen recall expanded to include 3 additional lots sold under CVS and Walmart brands

A recall of some batches of liquid ibuprofen for infants is being expanded. The products were sold under Walmart, CVS, and Family Dollar brands.

Activist investor urges Dollar Tree to sell struggling chain Family Dollar and hike its prices

Starboard Value LP, which owns a 1.7% stake in Dollar Tree, sent a letter to the dollar chain on Monday morning, outlining changes to drive growth.
The Dollar Tree store we visited was a mess.

Dollar Tree is one of the only chains that Amazon can’t beat — and it runs the most appalling store we’ve ever seen

Dollar Tree is opening 650 stores this year in the midst of the biggest wave of retail bankruptcies and store closures in decades. We visited one of its stores to find out how it's luring so many shoppers when the rest of the retail industry is in decline.