discount retailers http://wmot.org en Tennessee Works: Discount Retailers http://wmot.org/post/tennessee-works-discount-retailers <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; WMOT News continues to search out those&nbsp;thin slices of the Tennessee economy that prospered during the economic downturn.</p><p>One sector that did reasonably well was what might be called low-end, or discount retailers. Chains like Walmart saw sales remain steady or even increase during the downturn as jittery shoppers looked to discount stores to help them stretch every dollar.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 16:36:10 +0000 Mike Osborne 10886 at http://wmot.org