Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content


Here’s a price check on high-flying dollar-store stocks Add to ...

Subscribers Only

Ever since the Great Recession, it’s been up, up, up for the most downscale retailers.

At this point, wise shoppers might want to stop and demand a price check on those high-flying dollar-store stocks.

Share prices in the sector are already elevated and they received an additional boost on Monday from Dollar Tree Inc.’s $8.5-billion (U.S.) cash-and-stock offer for rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. Adding to the excitement, some observers speculated that Dollar General Corp., the heavyweight in the sector, could rush into the fray with a bid of its own.

Report Typo/Error

Follow on Twitter: @IanMcGugan


More Related to this Story


Next story




Most popular videos »

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular