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Five and dime (also known as five-cent stores, dime stores, and ten-cent stores) is a type of store that was popular in the United States in the early to mid-20th century. They sold many different items, most of which were worth five or ten cents. Popular five and dimes included:

  • Duckwall-ALCO Retail Stores
  • Ben Franklin Stores
  • Butler Brothers
  • W.T. Grant
  • Kresge's
  • Kress Stores
  • McCrory Stores
    • J.J. Newberry
    • TG&Y
    • McLellan's
    • H.L. Green
    • G.C. Murphy
  • Neisner Brothers ("Big N" in later years)
  • M.H. Fishman Stores
  • Mattingly Brothers

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