Dollar General Celebrates Thanksgiving Weekend with Special Deals

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:



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:



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.