Start Back to School Shopping "SMART" with Dollar General

July 12, 2013


GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.—July 12, 2013— With classroom bells set to soon ring signaling the start of a new academic year, Dollar General is helping parents and students shop SMART with weekly deals, Facebook applications and additional coupons available via text.  
With the latest in school supplies, new décor for an organized new school year or for a new college student, school uniform and fall fashions and everything for affordable and convenient school-week meals, Dollar General is a one-stop shop for everything back to school.
Great deals for Dollar General’s back to school sale lasts three months beginning July 14 and continuing through September 14. Week-specific deals can be found in the new Back to School catalog available at nearly 11,000 Dollar General locations throughout the 40 states it serves.
More savings are available to Facebook users and those who “like” Dollar General. Through the new Dollar General Facebook application available August 1, customers can “ride the bus” to additional discounts off everyday low prices on items both in-store and online.
For additional smart savings, customers can text SMART to 34898 to receive special discounts throughout the back to school season and additional coupons from Dollar General. Standard text and data rates may apply.
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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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