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Dollar General Is A One-Stop Shop For The Holidays

Customers seeking to save time and money on all their seasonal shopping will want to visit Dollar General (NYSE: DG). The discount retailer offers customers a one-stop shop for everything to make their holiday festive, memorable and affordable.

“Getting a jump-start on the holidays is important to our customers, so we’ve filled our stores with seasonal items in October to help them prepare for decorating, giving and celebrating,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s executive vice president, division president and chief merchandising officer. “Customers can trust Dollar General for great value and selection now and throughout the holiday season.”

DecorateDollar General is the place to go for holiday décor. For only $20, customers will find a 6 foot artificial tree. Customers can choose from more than 100 different ornaments for only $1 to adorn their tree. Dollar General also makes it easy to create a beautiful mantelpiece or set a fabulous table with ribbon, place mats, trays, artificial flowers, nutcrackers and more. Dollar General offers a variety of light-up window and lawn decorations to beautify the outdoors.

CelebrateCustomers seeking to shave money off their holiday grocery bill will want to shop Dollar General. In anticipation of the holiday cooking and baking season, the discount retailer has added more grocery items such as canned fruits and vegetables to its shelves. Bakers will find all they need for creating the perfect dessert such as flour, sugar, eggs, oils and more.

GiveCustomers will easily mark-off their shopping list with a wide assortment of gifts for everyone at Dollar General. The retailer’s toy section has been expanded for the holidays and offers a wide selection of licensed and name brand toys. Popular As Seen On TV® items such as Stompeez® and Pillow Pet Dream Lites® also make great gifts. Dollar General is making it easy for customers to create meaningful, inexpensive gifts for under $5. For example, start with a $1 holiday mug or tin, fill it with any number of $1 gifts such as a candle, nutcracker, toy or stationery and wrap it in cello wrap or place in a gift bag.

About Dollar General CorporationDollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.

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