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January 8, 2013

By Ann Natunewicz, national manager, Retail Research, USA Retail Services Group

By Ann Natunewicz, national manager, Retail Research, USA Retail Services Group, Colliers International

The outlet shopping experience has morphed from warehouse settings offering damaged and closeout merchandise to today’s centers that are designed to maximize customer flow and sell merchandise from the most exclusive international designers.

December 5, 2011

The combined store count of the four national dollar store (or extreme value) chains has now surpassed that of the three biggest national drugstore chains, according to a new report by Colliers International.

Seattle -- The combined store count of the four national dollar store (or extreme value) chains — Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and 99 Cents Only — has now surpassed that of the three biggest national drugstore chains (Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid), according to a new report  by Colliers International, the third-largest commercial real estate services company in the world.