How Come Five Below Gets Better Deals Than Comic Stores Through Diamond? A Retailer Asks…

Posted by Rich Johnston March 23, 2018

Five Below is a US chain of discount stores, numbering over 600 across the country, specialising in selling products below $5. Aimed at teens and pre-teens, it also contains adult products. Stores are typically located in strip malls and a large portion are located in college towns.

Items include trading cards, sports-related items, games, fashion accessories, bath and body related items, sweets, drinks, room decorations, school supplies and stationery, books, accessories for electronics, DVDs, computer software, novelty items and gag items, as well as seasonal items.

And, it seems, comic books. With four DC comics bagged for under $5.