Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Founder Of 99 Cents Only Stores Dies

99-cent-onlyThe man who founded the 99 Cents Only Stores chain that offers everything from apples to school supplies for under a buck has died.  Dave Gold was 80. 

His son, Jeff Gold, told the Los Angeles Times that Gold died April 22nd of an apparent heart attack at his Los Angeles home. 

Gold was 50 when he opened the first store in 1982.  His stores eventually spread to middle-class and even upscale neighborhoods in California, Arizona, including Yuma, Nevada and Texas.

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