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The company added that 99 Cent Stores has 331 stores located throughout California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada.
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., a consulting firm.
To supplement the influx of new residents, retail has shifted from primarily mom and pop shops and 99 Cent stores to national tenants and trendy restaurants.
"Forget everything you know about 99 cent stores," she said.
For the past 30-40 years, the area has seen discount houses; 99 cent stores and dirty coffee shops.