Shoppers Save Time and Money with Dollar General's Holiday Planning Web Site

New Web section lets customers browse holiday selection and create a shopping list

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General will launch a new Web page today that is dedicated entirely to the holidays. The new page at makes holiday planning quick and easy.

"We know that our customers are looking to save time and money this holiday season, and we developed this site with that in mind," said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General's CEO.

The special section features more than 500 holiday items available in Dollar General stores that are searchable by price and category. It also features 50 toys under $10, recipes and expert advice on tying the perfect bow, decorating a mantel, building a wreath and much more. Customers will also find suggestions on how to create the perfect gift. And, customers can make their list and check it twice with the site's shopping list builder.

The special section is one of the many ways the discount retailer is making shopping and saving money even easier during the holiday season. Dollar General launched Christmas in its stores in October, and its wide assortment of affordable holiday gifts are now available in all stores. The retailer is also helping parents stretch their dollar further with nearly 80 percent of its toys priced under $10.

And, Dollar General will be making the holidays brighter for one lucky customer with the Shop 'N Win Millionaire Sweepstakes. Now through Dec. 15, Dollar General is offering customers a special opportunity to win $1 million as well as hundreds of other exciting prizes. Shop any Dollar General or visit for more details.

About Dollar General

Dollar General is a leading discount retailer with more than 8,300 neighborhood stores. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time, Save money(R) by offering 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, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco and Fruit of the Loom.

SOURCE: Dollar General

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