discounter discounter  /ˈdɪs ˌkaʊn tər/


  • (n) a sales outlet offering goods at a discounted price


  1. Now she visits Aldi once a week, drawn by the deep discounter's $2.
  2. When Wal-Mart wanted in, Danville made the discounter downsize its signs and plant screens of trees around its big box.
  3. At Korvette's, the discounter's original pipe racks and cold concrete floors have given way to piped-in music and wall-to-wall carpeting.


  1. Goldstar's Jim McCarthy on why live is better

    NEW YORK — Jim McCarthy doesn't just think it's fun to go out and see a play or a comedy show or a basketball game. He thinks it actually makes you a better person. "It drives the dullness out of your life and stirs your personal creativity," says the CEO of ticket discounter Goldstar. "I think it actually makes you a more interesting person."
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Dollar General completes $200M in buybacks

    Dollar General has completed $200 million in stock buybacks. The discounter said Tuesday that it has repurchased about $220 million of its common stock for the year to date. It has approximately $424 million ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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