Dollar General Provides Affordable Holiday Options for Last-Minute Shoppers

December 18, 2015

In-store and online specials give shoppers holiday cheer, great selection and savings

Goodlettsville, Tennessee – (December 18, 2015) – With only seven shopping days remaining this holiday season, Dollar General continues to deliver everyday low prices and incredible savings for last-minute shoppers. From gifts and stocking stuffers to necessities to make delicious holiday treats, more than 12,300 Dollar General locations have customers covered on all fronts!
“Last-minute shoppers can take advantage of great savings on toys, electronics, apparel, décor, food and more to make this the brightest season yet,” said Jim Thorpe, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. “We are committed to helping customers stretch their budgets with exclusive online savings and in-store specials as we conclude the holiday season.”
E-Commerce Online Discounts
Dollar General is excited to announce special online savings on December 18 and 25.  On December 18, customers can receive free shipping, up to a $15 shipping credit, on all orders with no minimum order value by using the promotional code of FREESLEIGH15.
While Dollar General stores are closed on Christmas Day, customers can still take advantage of amazing savings on December 25 at where the entire site will be 15 percent off with promotional code CHRISTMAS15.
Holiday Gifts and Stocking Stuffers
Toy Discount
The big gifts don’t have to cost a small fortune. Make sure to check out our exciting holiday and toy deal of an immediate 25% discount off any $75 or more in qualifying toy purchases. Dollar General offers variety of popular movie brands and character merchandise including popular Star Wars™, Frozen™, Monster High™, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ and My Little Pony® Equestria™ merchandise.  Dollar General carries a large selection of licensed products from top name brands including Mattel®, Fisher Price®, Hasbro®, Disney®, Nickelodeon®, Marvel® and more. 
Stocking Stuffers
Don’t forget the stocking stuffers! With nearly limitless possibilities, consider fun items like lip gloss, hand cream and travel-sized toiletries for those on the go. Other options include the season’s best candy including candy canes and chocolates, small toys and mini coloring sets or add in little everyday items like gloves or a pair of patterned fuzzy socks.  In fact, many items are priced at $1 or less. The stocking is a fun part of the holiday tradition that doesn’t have to drain the budget.
Last Minute Gifts
Look to Dollar General for the kids’ teachers, the neighborhood mail carrier, a favorite hairdresser and office co-workers. Make a big impact with Starbucks®, Apple® or other gift cards by dressing it up with a festive $0.50 holiday greeting card.  Homemade treats can also be easily made using $1 canning jars, $1 personalized labels and tasty cookie mixes.
Baking Needs
Look to your local Dollar General for all your baking needs including milk, eggs, flour, chocolate chips, cake mixes and SO much more! With America’s favorite and most-trusted brands and Dollar General’s 100% satisfaction-guaranteed private brands, this holiday is poised to be the sweetest one yet.
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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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