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I've been mostly true to Odd Jobs, rarely straying in other 99 cent stores in my work neighborhood.
Some 60% of the goods carried by 99 cent stores these days are merchandise like food, paper cups and cleaning products, up from 42% five years ago, according to Retail Forward Inc.
In the late 1980's, 99 Cent Stores were introduced throughout New York, especially in the outer boroughs, filling in empty storefronts that landlords were relieved to rent -- even at lower rates.