Dollar General Celebrates Thanksgiving Weekend with Special Deals

November 23, 2009

Limited-time offers begin Thanksgiving Day

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 23, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is offering customers a chance to break away from their turkeys on Thanksgiving Day and get a head-start on holiday bargains. Dollar General's three-day sale begins Thanksgiving Day at 7 a.m. The discount retailer's more than 8,700 stores will continue to offer limited-time specials through Saturday, Nov. 28.

"We know saving time and money is important to our customers, especially around the holidays," said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General's chairman and CEO. "We're pleased to offer our customers three days of special bargains to help them stretch their budgets even farther this holiday season."

Dollar General launches its holiday weekend specials with Thanksgiving Day-only deals. All Dollar General stores will be open from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. One-day-only bargains include:


  • 100-count Christmas lights - $1
  • Conair(R) Gel Grips(TM) hair dryer - $5
  • As Seen on TV(R) Listen Up, Finishing Touch or Micro Touch - $5
  • Emerson(R) MP3 2 GB player with video - $16
  • DVD player - $20
  • Jazz(R) digital camera - $25


Dollar General offers customers additional bargains that are available for three days only, starting on Thursday, Nov. 26 through Saturday, Nov. 28. Special offers include:


  • Axe(R) gift sets - $8
  • Jeff Gordon racing trike or Pretty Princess trike - $10
  • Stand mixer with stainless steel bowl, deep fryer multi cooker, slider maker, electric griddle or 4-slice toaster oven - $15 each
  • SimpleFlix(R) digital video camera - $25
  • Playstation 2 Guitar Hero III(TM) Legends of Rock - $25


Dollar General is also offering shoppers a simple way to plan for the holidays with its holiday helper Web site at The site offers a seasonal gift guide, party planning ideas, decorating tips and much more.

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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