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Dollarama Inc.
Type Public (TSXDOL)
Industry Retail
When it was created 1992
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Things made Cleaning supplies, Toys, Candy, Grocery, Gifts, Healthcare products, Kitchenware, Stationery, Party Supplies, Hardware.
Money earned Increase $1.420 billion CAD (2009)[1]
Net income Increase $116.8 million CAD
A Dollarama store in the Parkdale neighbourhood of Toronto

Dollarama is a dollar store chain. The chain was created by Larry Rossy in 1992.[2] The first Dollarama was opened at the shopping centre "Les promenades du St-Laurent" in Matane, Quebec in April, 1992.[3]

In November 2004, 80 percent of Dollarama was sold to a private equity fund, Bain Capital, of Boston, Massachusetts for $850 million US.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fourth Quarter Earnings Release" (PDF). Dollarama Inc. Retrieved 2014-03-10.
  2. "About Us". Dollarama. Retrieved 2014-03-10.
  3. "Our History". Dollarama. Retrieved 2014-03-10.
  4. "Dollarama undergoes major transformation". National Post. Retrieved 2014-03-10.

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