13 Reasons Why Dollar Stores are So Cheap

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There’s gotta be a reason why dollar stores are able to sell their products for next to nothing, right? Actually, there are several reasons why. Keep reading to learn more.

13. The Products They Sell are Smaller

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One reason why many dollar stores can sell products for just $1 is that those products tend to be smaller or in lesser quantity than those sold in other stores. And, while this may seem okay to customers, the truth of the matter is they will probably end up paying more than they should for the amount they’re getting. With that said, it’s always best to check the price against the quantity getting sold before making a purchase.


According to Cheapism.com, as inflation rises, you can expect dollar store items to get even smaller.