Dollar Tree

Dollar Tree

Dollar Tree, an american discount variety chain, sells all of its items for $1 or less. In order to support the company’s more than 14,000 stores, eleven distribution centers have been strategically placed throughout the country to provide goods for all locations. Each of these locations carry a variety of products including national, regional, and private-label brands all for under $1.

As the company has been growing over the past 10 years it has successfully consumed its top competitor, Family Dollar. The buyout of its rival for $9.2 billion helped the company take a stranglehold on the discount variety industry.

Hours and Locations

Many of the Dollar Tree locations have operating hours from 9:00am and 9:00pm Monday through Saturday. Normally on Sunday the chain is  open from 10:00am to 8:00pm. Almost all locations operate on these hours, however it is always a good idea to lookup the location you are planning to visit beforehand.  It is also important to keep in mind regular operating times might differ on holidays like New Year's day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Good Friday and Black Friday. is often used by people who are trying to find out if “there is a Dollar Tree near me, that’s open today”.

Our retail locator will help you find both the location and hours of operation of any store. With well over 14,000 chains across the United States and Canada, it is hard to visit a town and not be able to find one. This is especially true if you are visiting California, Florida, Texas and New York with each state having over 500 stores.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Dollar Tree

With more than 14,000 locations and a household name that nearly everyone in the United States have heard of. There is very little that isn’t known about the discount chain giant, but the 5 facts below still might surprise you a little.

  1. The chain offers ribeye steaks for only $1.
  2. Locations in Canada actually sell all of their items for $1.25 or less.
  3. Businesses can order through Dollar Tree can get all of the items for $1 or less.
  4. A new location opens every six hours.
  5. Certain locations offer special discounts on halloween candy and candy canes for the holidays.


Products & Services

While every Dollar Tree carries numerous products, the exact offerings can vary from location to location. The main departments you are likely to find within the store include health and beauty, food and snacks, party, seasonal decor, housewares, glassware, dinnerware, household cleaning supplies, toys,  teaching supplies, automotive, pet supplies, and books. WIthin these departments you will find national, regional, and private-label brands for under $1.

A Brief History

Dollar Tree originally started out at as a company known at “Only $1.00”. It wasn’t until 1993 that the founders of the company decided to change the name to Dollar Tree Stores to help with the transition of their multi-price-point strategy. Two years later the retailer went public with a market cap calculated at $225 million.  Over the next 5 years a spree of acquisitions saw the organization grow rapidly as there was a total of nearly 200 stores from competitors. By the year 2010, the 4000th chain was opened.

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