Discount retailer offers customers holiday savings and provides
nearly $600,000 in donations to support education and charitable holiday
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2018--
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is excited to announce its 2018 holiday
promotions, which will offer savings at its more than 15,000 stores
across 44 states. The Company expects to deliver savings through both
everyday low prices as well as special coupons that provide the value
and convenience customers have come to know and trust from Dollar
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This holiday season, customers can round out their shopping needs at a
convenient, neighborhood Dollar General store and find everything from
on-trend home décor and favorite meals to a variety of gift options to
delight friends and family alike. In addition, Dollar General plans to
give back this season by furthering its mission of Serving Others.
The Company plans to donate nearly $600,000 to support community
schools, libraries, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and St. Jude’s Thanks
and Giving® campaign.
“This holiday, we remain committed to providing our customers with the
affordable items they need to celebrate the season in a convenient,
neighborhood store,” said Jason Reiser, Dollar General’s executive vice
president and chief merchandising officer. “At Dollar General, we are
also focused on giving back this holiday season, and we are excited to
provide community organizations and national partners with nearly
$600,000 as part of our mission of Serving Others.”
Veterans Day Discount
Dollar General will proudly recognize the military community on Sunday,
November 11, 2018, with an 11% discount on in-store and online purchases
for all veterans, active duty military, members of the National Guard &
Reserve and their immediate family members. This discount will be
available in all store locations or online by using the promo code
As part of nearly $600,000 in contributions this holiday season, Dollar
General will continue Serving Others by donating $400,000
to support schools and libraries in local communities.
From November 16 through December 7, Dollar General will host local toy
drives to make the holidays brighter for families this season in
partnership with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Also beginning on
November 16, Dollar General will host an in-store fundraiser to benefit
the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign through December 16.
Customers can donate in all Dollar General store locations to support
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To further support these
initiatives, Dollar General plans to donate $100,000 to the Marine Toys
for Tots Foundation and $75,000 to the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign.
Happening now, customers new to Dollar General’s Digital Coupon platform
can sign up to receive $1 off their first $1.01 or more in-store
purchase. Digital Coupons can deliver approximately $200 in savings
throughout this holiday season, and customers can also access weekly
deals all year long. To join the Dollar General Digital Coupons program,
customers should visit www.dollargeneral.com/coupons
to sign up or click on “Digital Coupons” in the DG mobile app for
Seven Days of Holiday Savings
Dollar General will help shoppers prepare for the holidays by kicking
off Thanksgiving week with seven days of savings.
For four days only, beginning Sunday, November 18, and continuing
through Wednesday, November 21, Dollar General will offer special
holiday deals on Thanksgiving meal essentials, bakeware, batteries and
electronics, movies, holiday home décor, gift options and more. Special
deals include buy-one, get-one (BOGO) offers and other significant,
One Day Only! Thanksgiving Day Deals
The savings continue with special one-day-only deals on Thanksgiving
Day! On November 22, shoppers can save on LEGO® sets, as well as
BOGO-75% off on all toys. As Seen on TV items are also BOGO free.
Additionally, customers can save 50% on tree décor, including holiday
lights, trees, ornaments, tree skirts and tree toppers.
Three More Days of Bargains
To round out the Thanksgiving holiday, Dollar General will offer
customers additional savings beginning Thursday, November 22 through
Saturday, November 24. Shoppers can upgrade their kitchens with savings
on select small appliances, and take advantage of great deals on pantry
staples. Those looking to update their home décor, can shop for select
new framed artwork or scented candles, both on sale for BOGO 50% off,
while enjoying additional savings on a wide variety of other decorative
Holiday Product Exclusives
Dollar General is proud to offer customers holiday exclusives on two
well-loved brands. Beginning in mid-December, Dollar General will offer
customers a taste of the holidays with a brand new Java Monster® Swiss
Chocolate beverage. Available exclusively at Dollar General through
February 2019, this coffee+energy beverage captures the taste of the
season with a sweet coffee flavor while packing in the energy customers
Also available beginning in December, customers can try the new Centrum
Energy Multivitamin®, which includes vitamins and minerals aimed at
promoting overall wellness this winter. The Centrum Energy Multivitamin®
high potency formula provides customers with an option to couple the
whole-body health benefits of a multivitamin with Super B Complex for
energy support. Customers can purchase the Centrum Energy Multivitamin®
exclusively at Dollar General through January 2019*.
(*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food & Drug
Administration. The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or
prevent any disease.)
Create a Holiday Home All Season Long
Dollar General has everything shoppers need to prepare their homes for
the holidays. Customers can trim a tree with $1 ornaments or purchase
new holiday lights to brighten their homes. Christmas trees are also
available in multiple sizes, including an exclusive snowman tree for
only $30. Customers can also show off their holiday spirits with
affordable, on-trend gift wrapping paper, gift bags, bows and ribbons
that are sure to add a special touch to each gift giving occasion.
Customers can create a cozy environment, from their front doors to every
room in their homes. From festive wreaths, to holiday throws, ranging
from $5 to $18, to signature scented candle options from Dollar
General’s exclusive trueliving® brand. After preparing delicious holiday
meals, shoppers also can create the perfect table setting with table
runners, place mats, dinnerware and beautiful centerpieces.
Families who are getting ready to host a holiday gathering can click here
to find decorating inspiration for the holiday table, home and tree with
Dollar General’s Holiday Savings Guide.
Convenient Dollar General locations offer more than just home décor and
seasonal products. Shoppers can get in and out quickly with essential
items like milk, sugar, eggs, vanilla and baking mixes. Stores also
carry an additional assortment of fresh and frozen food options to
complement nearly every dish on the holiday menu.
Shoppers can also prepare for a holiday get-together by stocking up on
cleaning items. Paper products and cleaning solutions are must-haves
when hosting a party, and customers can count on Dollar General to
provide the items they need to make their homes sparkle for the holidays.
Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List
This season, consider Dollar General as a holiday shopping destination.
With options for him, for her, for kids, for pets and everyone on your
shopping list, customers can feel great about choosing the very best
gifts at everyday low prices.
Take his gift up a notch with a subscription to DG Shave Crew™, a
subscription program for razors and cartridges. Choose a cartridge
count, set a schedule and receive free shipping along with a 100%
satisfaction guarantee. Subscribe
and save for a gift that will keep on giving throughout the year.
Make his life easier with a power remote or a grilling apron he can use
in the warmer months, or keep it practical with a new air compressor or
car vacuum. Upgrade his winter wardrobe by gifting a new jacket or
winter vest. Essential items like socks, t-shirts and bath products are
always appreciated and make great stocking stuffers.
This holiday, treat her to a new clutch or a pair of fashionable shoes
so she can stay stylish all winter long. If she prefers gifts for her
home, Dollar General offers a large assortment of candles, picture
frames and more to build the perfect gift basket she will cherish.
Dollar General is also offering new luxury bath sets this holiday. With
options like bath fizzers, bath salts and facial masks, she can stay
pampered beyond the holidays and into next year.
Starting now through December 24, 2018, shoppers will receive a 25%
discount off all qualifying toy purchases of $75 or more, both in-store
and online. This offer cannot be combined with additional toy promotions.
Children of all ages are sure to enjoy some of the season’s hottest toys
including LEGO®, which Dollar General is now offering for the first
time! Be the hero this season when gifting the popular As Seen on TV
item, Zoom Tubes Car Trax™. Dollar General also offers a wide selection
of other popular toys from My Little Pony®, Spider-Man®, Barbie®,
Frozen®, Monster High®, Disney®, Hot Wheels®, Paw Patrol®, Doc
McStuffins®, Trolls®, Fisher Price®, LOL Surprise®, Mattel®, Hasbro®,
Fingerlings®, Hatchimals®, Hopkins®, Pikmi Pops®, Marvel®, Discovery
Kids®, Nerf®, Play Doh®, JoJo Siwa® and more. To see all of Dollar
General’s new and exciting toy offers, visit the Dollar General Toy Book
Whether welcoming a new pet or spoiling the family’s fur baby, don’t
forget to choose something special to celebrate your furry friends! With
pet beds in assorted sizes, popular pet foods, treats, toys and even a
pet treat launcher, Dollar General is a destination to treat everyone
Round out Your Shopping For Everyone Else
Whether buying gifts for teachers, service providers, friends or other
loved ones, consider going the DIY route and making personalized gifts
like handcrafted ornaments or inexpensive Mason jars or holiday tins
brimming with ready-made cookie mix. Create a seasonally themed libation
with a mug stuffed with their favorite coffee or give a bottle of wine
in an adorable holiday gift bag.
For technophiles, Dollar General offers a variety of affordable options
including a Wi-Fi drone with a camera, a voice-enabled speaker with
Siri™ and Google Assistant™, Bluetooth™ speakers, retro gaming consoles,
classic mini arcade games, cellular phone options, DVD players,
electronic tablets and more.
Keep the whole family cozy in matching pajamas this holiday with $5
plush sleep pants for men, women and kids. Capture this perfect photo
opportunity and create holiday memories!
If you can’t decide between all of these amazing gift ideas, why not
consider purchasing a gift card at Dollar General this holiday season?
Dollar General offers a variety of gift cards in a number of
denominations to fan-favorite stores or restaurants that can surprise
and delight even the pickiest gift recipient.
Store Hours of Operation
As part of Dollar General’s continual commitment to deliver the
convenient shopping experience customers have come to rely on during the
busy holiday season, the Company plans to offer extended hours:
• Thanksgiving Day: All stores will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Black Friday: Normal operating hours
• December 21-23: Extended
closing to 11 p.m.
• Christmas Eve: All stores will close at 10 p.m.
Christmas Day: All stores are closed
• December 26: Normal
Dollar General store operating hours may be found on the store locator here.
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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for
more than 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money.
Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and
replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning
supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low
prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated
15,015 stores in 44 states as of August 3, 2018. In addition to
high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from
America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter
& Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark,
Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General
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