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Gephardt Busts Inflation: Will shopping the dollar stores stretch your grocery dollar?

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SALT LAKE CITY — Getting dinner on the table was rarely simple before high inflation hit the economy, but for millions of families, it has become a downright financial struggle.

The cost of food has jumped 10.8% over the past year. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index, the cost of meat, poultry, fish and eggs jumped even higher – 14.3%.

Many beleaguered shoppers have turned to dollar stores. Those stores have lots of options to make a hearty meal, but the question from a KSL viewer: Does shopping there actually save any money?

Shopping dollar stores

One such store where consistent pricing is built into its brand is Dollar Tree. Step inside and most items are the same price, though not a dollar anymore. It is now $1.25.

While dollar stores are not known for fresh produce, there is stuff

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‘National Outlet Shopping Day’: As inflation surges, mall owner creates new sales holiday

Simon Property Group said the event is for people seeking deep discounts – like an Amazon Prime Day but for retail outlets.

AUSTIN, Texas — During the pandemic, a lot of people turned to online shopping, but sometimes that can be predictable and expected.

As consumers feel the pinch of inflation, the biggest shopping mall owner in the country, Simon Property Grouphas devised a new annual sales event dubbed National Outlet Shopping Day (NOSD), which kicked off on Saturday, June 11.

This campaign aims to raise efforts to increase in-person shopping – like an Amazon Prime Day but for retail outlets. It will run at the real estate owner’s 90 premium outlets and Mills-branded outlet properties in the US

“Our sales have actually exceeded pre-COVID numbers for several of our brands last year, and we’ve seen that consistently throughout this year as well,” said Monica Esparza, director of marketing

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Brixmor Property: Run To This Shopping Center Landlord (NYSE:BRX)

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REITs had a decent run in the 12 months leading up to May, and that’s when everything started to fall apart. Concerns of mounting inflation, rising rates, and tenant profitability have put a damper in the share prices of many REITs, and the shopping center segment has not been immune to this.

This brings me to Brixmor Property Group (NYSE:BRX), which has seen material share price weakness in recent weeks. In this article, I highlight what makes BRX a quality income buy amidst the market chaos, so let’s get started.

Why BRX?

Brixmor Property is one of the largest shopping center REITs in the US, owning and operating a high quality portfolio of 380 retail centers covering 67 million square feet. Its properties are well-located and spread throughout 118 metropolitan statistical areas, and are diversified across over 5K national, regional, and local

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