Dollar Tree is in the works to close nearly 1,000 stores in the next year or so and it can blame recent economic headwinds' effects on its customer base as a prime reason.

A recent report from Placer.ai evaluated which discount dollar stores could fill the gap left by these closures based on customer demographics.

Major players like Dollar General and the Dollar Tree banner can fill the voids left by shuttering Family Dollar venues. Walmart also may step into some of the newly created gaps.

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