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The best and worst things to buy at the dollar store

Espresso Logo By Peter Giffen of Espresso | Slide 1 of 31: Love them or hate them, dollar stores have become mainstays of the retail landscape, offering bargains that may be a dollar or more (as inflation tugs prices upwards). 
At their best, dollar stores offer items like seasonal decorations and housewares that would do serious damage to your wallet when bought at regular stores. At their worst, dollar stores seem to cut corners in places where you don’t want them cut, such as tools, electronics and children’s toys

Best and worst things to buy at the dollar store

Love them or hate them, dollar stores have become mainstays of the retail landscape, offering bargains that may be a dollar or more (as inflation tugs prices upwards).

At their best, dollar stores offer items like seasonal decorations and housewares that would do serious damage to your wallet when bought at regular stores. At their worst, dollar stores seem to cut corners in places where you don’t want them cut, such as tools, electronics and children’s toys

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