Dollar Store Stays Winning In Flyover Country Amid US Scarcity

Following a cultural shift at the outset of the pandemic, the nation is quickly changing and it seems plentiful shopping options are now a thing of the past.

Here's a glimpse at a downgrade for our neighbors . . .

"New numbers from the USDA show rural areas are losing their grocery, specialty food and convenience stores and gaining some dollar stores and superstores."

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Rural areas continue to lose grocery stores, gain dollar stores

Rural residents have fewer options to buy food and have to rely more on dollar stores and long drives for groceries, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The USDA released data last week that shows in rural areas across the country, there was a six-year period ending in 2015 that saw a 20% decrease in grocery, specialty food and convenience stores.