Hayley PetersonandMegan Harney
Jan. 16, 2018, 6:33 PM
REUTERS/ Jim Young
Discount stores are thriving while mall-based stores are closing a list volume of stores.
Discounters are collectively opening many hundreds of new stores this holiday season.
Retailers planning to add new stores include Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, Aldi, Lidl, Five Below, and Hobby Lobby.
US shoppers …