The dollar store conundrum: Though Family Dollar's (FDO) FQ3 earnings report and guidance came...

|About: Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO)|By:, SA News Editor

The dollar store conundrum: Though Family Dollar's (FDO) FQ3 earnings report and guidance came in slightly above expectations, the numbers highlighted a disturbing trend for the sector (DG, DLTR, FIVE) with lower-margin consumables sales growing while higher-margin discretionary sales fall.