Dollar General Corporation
Oct 5, 2009

12 Weeks of Christmas Launches at Dollar General

Holiday merchandise is in stores now to make shopping easy and budget-friendly

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Oct 05, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The holidays have arrived at Dollar General with 12 weeks of Christmas kicking off this week in all 8,500 stores across 35 states.

In addition to everyday low prices, Dollar General is offering customers an extensive line of holiday merchandise to help them check off their shopping list. Among the many holiday bargains at Dollar General, customers will find gift wrap and accessories starting at $1, home d├ęcor and tabletop accessories that start at $1, a line of Christmas ornaments for only $1, stocking stuffers that start at $1 and a line of greeting cards priced at two for $1.

"We want to help our customers stretch their dollar even further this holiday season," said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General's chairman and CEO. "By offering holiday merchandise and great deals earlier in the season, we hope to make it easier for customers to plan ahead and manage their holiday budget."

Dollar General's expanded holiday merchandise makes gift-giving easy and affordable. Shoppers will find bargains on spa gift sets and fragrances for men and women for only $3 - $10, as well as apparel gifts such as ladies fashion scarves for $5 or men's fleece crew at only $6. Customers will also find a large assortment of toys and gifts for children, including stocking stuffers starting at $1 and bargains on technology gifts such as a CD player or MP4 player with video. A few of the fabulous gifts and great bargains found at Dollar General this holiday season include:

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About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General is the largest discount retailer in the United States by number of stores with 8,577 neighborhood stores as of July 31, 2009, located in 35 states. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering quality private and national branded items that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood stores. Dollar General is among the largest retailers of top-quality products made by America's most trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Fruit of the Loom, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. The Company store support center is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Dollar General's Web site can be reached at www.dollargeneral.com.

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