Dollarama

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Dollarama Inc.
TypePublic (TSXDOL)
IndustryRetail
When it was created1992
HeadquartersMontreal, Quebec, Canada
Things madeCleaning supplies, Toys, Candy, Grocery, Gifts, Healthcare products, Kitchenware, Stationery, Party Supplies, Hardware.
Money earnedIncrease $1.420 billion CAD (2009)[1]
Net incomeIncrease $116.8 million CAD
Websitewww.dollarama.com
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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