Archive for Discount & Specialty


Nov 1, 2017
CSG’s Discount Dashboard: Spending Habits Shift…
Discount & Specialty Dashboard

As we work our way through the final quarter of 2017, Chain Store Guide has assembled the Discount Dashboard for the third quarter. On the board, CSG polling data shows that overall consumer spending sentiment seems to have cooled over […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Oct 16, 2017
DATATRAC: Discount and Specialty Stores – October 2017
Discount & Specialty DataTrac

Personnel Updates • Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has appointed Gary Philbin as CEO. He succeeds Bob Sasser, who will become Executive Chairman. • Target Corporation announced it will raise its minimum hourly wage for all employees to $11. It also […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Oct 9, 2017
99 Cents Only Stores
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Sep 25, 2017
Amazon Locker Names: The Top Ten List
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The good folks at Amazon often look to bring a bit of whimsy into our world when they name each Amazon Locker. In addition to run-of-the-mill monikers like Heather, Doris, Emilio and Craig, Amazon also employs various themes when naming […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…

Sep 25, 2017
Mapping the Amazon Locker Footprint
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With Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods in August, many commentators, myself included, pointed to a host of strategic implications, many originating in Whole Foods’ physical footprint. One of the ideas tossed around is that Whole Foods’ presence provides Amazon with […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…


Sep 18, 2017
Sep 13, 2017
Dollar Tree Inc.
Discount & Specialty CSG Snapshot
Aug 21, 2017
Retailer Adding Stores as Many Reduce Footprint
Discount & Specialty CSG Exclusive
Aug 15, 2017
Aug 7, 2017
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Discount & Specialty CSG Snapshot
Jul 24, 2017
Mapping PetSmart’s Growth after Chewy Acquisition
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Jul 17, 2017
Jul 10, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Target Corporation
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Jun 26, 2017
Q2-2017 CSG Discount Dashboard
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Jun 19, 2017
Jun 12, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Five Below Inc.
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May 22, 2017
Exclusive: NY/LA Discount & Dollar Store Market Share
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May 15, 2017
May 8, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Barnes & Noble Inc.
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Apr 24, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
Apr 10, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Party City Holdco Inc.
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Mar 27, 2017
Q1-2017 CSG Discount Dashboard
Discount & Specialty Dashboard
Mar 13, 2017
Mar 6, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Dollar General Corp.
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Feb 20, 2017
Targeting Top Card & Gift Shops
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Feb 13, 2017
Feb 6, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
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Jan 23, 2017
BJ’s Moves into SC: Here’s a Look at the Location
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Jan 16, 2017
Jan 9, 2017
CSG Snapshot: Walmart Stores Inc.
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Dec 21, 2016
The Ten Largest Discounters in 2016
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Dec 19, 2016
Dec 9, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Big Lots Stores Inc.
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Nov 21, 2016
Tractor Supply Plans for Petsense Growth
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Nov 14, 2016
Nov 7, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Staples Inc.
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Oct 24, 2016
Walmart Building Plans Reflect Ecommerce Focus
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Oct 17, 2016
Oct 10, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Dollarama Group L.P.
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Sep 26, 2016
Toys R Us: Renewed Prosperity for American Girl?
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Sep 19, 2016
Sep 12, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Tuesday Morning Corp.
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Aug 22, 2016
GameStop Doubles Down on AT&T
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Aug 12, 2016
Aug 4, 2016
CSG Snapshot: 99 Cents Only Stores
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Jul 22, 2016
Consolidation in the Pet-Store Space
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Jul 19, 2016
Jul 8, 2016
CSG Snapshot: PETCO Animal Supplies Inc.
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Jun 20, 2016
Five Below – and Rising
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Jun 13, 2016
Jun 6, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Costco Wholesale Corp.
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May 23, 2016
Catching Up with Amazon
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May 16, 2016
May 9, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
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Apr 25, 2016
Are Dollars Opening Up In Your Town?
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Apr 18, 2016
Apr 11, 2016
CSG Snapshot: Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc.
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Mar 14, 2016
Mar 7, 2016
CSG Snapshot: O’Reilly Automotive, Inc.
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Feb 25, 2016
Company Snapshot: Sam's Club
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Feb 12, 2016
Feb 8, 2016
Jan 25, 2016
Company Snapshot: The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack
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Jan 18, 2016
Jan 12, 2016
Dec 28, 2015
Company Snapshot: Best Buy Co Inc.
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Dec 21, 2015
Nov 23, 2015
Company Snapshot: Walmart Stores Inc.
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Oct 26, 2015
Company Snapshot: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
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Oct 19, 2015
Oct 12, 2015
Amazon Continues to Amaze
Discount & Specialty Insight
Sep 21, 2015
Company Snapshot: GameStop Holdings Corp.
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Sep 14, 2015
Sep 8, 2015
Walmart Cuts ‘Small’ Stores
Discount & Specialty Insight
Aug 24, 2015
Company Snapshot: Barnes & Noble Inc.
Discount & Specialty CSG Snapshot
Aug 17, 2015
Aug 11, 2015
Express Dual Anniversary Thoughts
Discount & Specialty Insight
Jul 27, 2015
Company Snapshot: Amazon.com Inc.
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Jul 20, 2015
Jul 1, 2015
Dollar Store Price War?
Discount & Specialty Insight
Jun 22, 2015
Company Snapshot: Target Corporation
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Jun 15, 2015
Jun 8, 2015
What’s an EVINE?
Discount & Specialty Insight
May 26, 2015
Company Snapshot: Office Depot Inc.
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May 18, 2015
May 11, 2015
TigerDirect Follows RadioShack?
Discount & Specialty Insight
Apr 27, 2015
Company Snapshot: The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack
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Apr 20, 2015
Apr 13, 2015
The New RadioShack
Discount & Specialty Insight
Mar 23, 2015
Company Snapshot: PetSmart Inc.
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Mar 16, 2015
Mar 9, 2015
Beware Omnichannel Basics Flaws
Discount & Specialty Insight
Feb 23, 2015
Company Snapshot: Kirkland's Inc.
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Feb 17, 2015
Feb 9, 2015
Staples: And Then There Was (N)one?
Discount & Specialty Insight
Jan 26, 2015
Company Snapshot: Overstock.com
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Jan 19, 2015
Jan 12, 2015
Dead Stores Walking?
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Dec 22, 2014
Company Snapshot: Amazon.com Inc
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Dec 15, 2014
Dec 8, 2014
Black Friday Thanksgiving and RadioShack
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Nov 22, 2014
Company Snapshot: AutoZone Looks to Brazil
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Nov 17, 2014
Nov 3, 2014
Oct 23, 2014
Company Snapshot: Pep Boys
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Oct 20, 2014
Oct 10, 2014
Walmart Stops Expressing Itself
Discount & Specialty Insight
Sep 22, 2014
Company Snapshot: Costco
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Sep 15, 2014
Sep 8, 2014
More Merger Talk: Staples/Office Depot?
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Aug 25, 2014
Company Snapshot: Dollar Tree
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Aug 18, 2014
Aug 8, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
Dollar Tree Acquires Family Dollar
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Jul 24, 2014
Jul 7, 2014
Company Snapshot: Dollar General
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Jun 26, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Company Snapshot: RadioShack
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Jun 9, 2014
Target Faces a Different Type of Breach
Discount & Specialty Insight
May 19, 2014
May 12, 2014
Family Dollar Reconsiders Its Course
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Apr 21, 2014
Company Snapshot: Netflix
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Apr 14, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 17, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
Mourning Becomes RadioShack
Discount & Specialty Insight
Feb 24, 2014
Company Snapshot: Kirkland's Inc.
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Feb 17, 2014
Feb 10, 2014
Jan 27, 2014
Company Snapshot: Family Dollar – Jan 2014
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Jan 21, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
An Undercover Boss Loses His Bloom and His Job
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Dec 23, 2013
Dec 16, 2013
Company Snapshot: Redbox Automated Retail, LLC
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Nov 26, 2013
Company Snapshot: Netflix
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Nov 18, 2013
Nov 11, 2013
After The Bubble Burst
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Oct 21, 2013
Company Snapshot: HSN
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Oct 14, 2013
Oct 9, 2013
Target Follows Best Buy to Embrace Showrooming
Discount & Specialty Insight
Oct 2, 2013
Sep 16, 2013
Company Snapshot: Costco Wholesale Corp.
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Aug 29, 2013
Company Snapshot: Best Buy Co. Inc.
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Aug 27, 2013
Is Tuesday Morning Mourning Internet Sales?
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Aug 19, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
Company Snapshot: Family Dollar Stores Inc.
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Jul 15, 2013
Jul 8, 2013
Walmart Targets The Dollar Universe Again
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Jun 24, 2013
Company Snapshot: Fred's Inc.
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Jun 17, 2013
Jun 10, 2013
May 28, 2013
Company Snapshot: The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack
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May 14, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Apr 15, 2013
Apr 4, 2013
Mar 25, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 11, 2013
Jan 28, 2013
Company Snapshot: 99 Cents Only Stores
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Jan 21, 2013
Dec 24, 2012
Company Snapshot: Brookstone Inc.
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Dec 17, 2012
Industry Updates: Discount and Specialty Stores
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Dec 10, 2012
Office Depot Grows Smaller
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Nov 26, 2012
Company Snapshot: Five Below Inc.
Discount & Specialty CSG Snapshot
Nov 23, 2012
Industry Updates: Discount and Specialty Stores
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Nov 5, 2012
Oct 31, 2012
Company Snapshot: 99 Cents Only Stores
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Oct 17, 2012
Industry Updates: Discount and Specialty Stores
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Oct 5, 2012
Company Snapshot: Conn's
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Sep 14, 2012
Industry News: Discount and Specialty Stores
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Sep 10, 2012
Walmart’s Dollar Store Envy Strikes Again
Discount & Specialty Insight
Aug 16, 2012
Industry Updates: Discount and Specialty Stores
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Aug 7, 2012
Struggling SUPERVALU Facing Challenging Times
Discount & Specialty Insight
Jul 27, 2012
Company Snapshot:Target Corporation
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Jul 18, 2012
Discount and Specialty Store Industry Updates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Jul 9, 2012
Company Snapshot: Bed Bath & Beyond
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Jun 25, 2012
Company Snapshot: Redbox
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Jun 11, 2012
Discount Stores & Specialty Retailers eUpdates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
May 23, 2012
May 16, 2012
Discount Stores & Specialty Retailers eUpdates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
May 7, 2012
Company Snapshot: O'Reilly Automotive Inc.
Discount & Specialty CSG Snapshot
Apr 16, 2012
Discount Stores & Specialty Retailers eUpdates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Apr 11, 2012
Dollar General Hits 10,000
Discount & Specialty Insight
Mar 27, 2012
Company Snapshot: West Marine Products Inc.
Discount & Specialty CSG Snapshot
Mar 21, 2012
Discount Stores & Specialty Retailers eUpdates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Mar 15, 2012
Discount and Specialty Industry eUpdates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Mar 14, 2012
Company Snapshot: OfficeMax Inc.
Discount & Specialty CSG Snapshot
Feb 27, 2012
Overstocking a Great Brand To O.co blivion
Discount & Specialty Insight
Feb 23, 2012
Discount & Specialty Retailer Industry Updates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Jan 13, 2012
Discount and Specialty Store eUpdates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Dec 22, 2011
Discount and Specialty Store eUpdates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Nov 22, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
Nov 7, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 14, 2011
Company Snapshot: BJs Wholesale Club Inc.
Discount & Specialty CSG Snapshot
Sep 22, 2011
Does Netflix Miss Blockbuster?
Discount & Specialty Insight
Sep 13, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
Discount and Specialty Industry Updates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Jul 21, 2011
Jul 11, 2011
Best Buy Shrinks
Discount & Specialty Insight
Jun 17, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
Hats off to hh
Discount & Specialty Insight
May 15, 2011
Discount and Specialty Industry Updates
Discount & Specialty DataTrac
Apr 15, 2011
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