Dollar stores may seem like an easy way to save money, but here's why you may be tempted to spend more

Dollar stores are a billion dollar industry. In 2018, Dollar Tree made $22 billion in revenue, and Dollar General's stock was worth $36.5 billion as of July 2019. From selling smaller sized products to capitalizing on private-label goods, here are some of the sneaky ways dollar stores get customers to spend more money.