Selling is becoming more widespread. it is only a matter of time before the market figures out that economy is faltering and no trade deal

Dollar General is sounding the alarm on the economy, saying shoppers will struggle as the year unfolds: “We’re positioning ourselves for the back half of the year for a weaker consumer.”

  • Dollar General’s CEO is preparing for a weaker economy in 2019.
  • CEO Todd Vasos said on Thursday that the store’s core customer is “feeling a little less competent” than 2018. “We’re positioning ourselves for the back half of the year for a weaker consumer.”
  • The chain is still growing at a rapid rate. Having opened hundreds of stores in 2017 and 2018, it will be opening 975 more in 2019.

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