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Christina Cheddar Berk is editor of CNBC.com's Consumer Nation and chief trend spotter.
Courtney is a retail reporter for CNBC.
Tom is a Senior Editor and Assignment Desk Manager for CNBC TV. He also writes about the business of beer for CNBC.com.
Stephanie Landsman is one of the producers of "Fast Money."
Coordinating Producer, Squawk on the Street & Squawk Alley
1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than the international poverty threshold of $1.25 a day, according to the United Nations.
Here's a taste of seven gimmicks, accompanied by some advice to chew on.
"There might be more money to be extracted here," said a retail pro on Monday's Dollar Tree and Family Dollar deal.