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Dollar General Offers 10 Percent Discount on Toy Purchases over $75

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Dollar General Offers 10 Percent Discount on Toy Purchases over $7510:00 EDT Thursday, September 27, 2012 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (Business Wire) -- Shoppers at Dollar General (NYSE: DG) will save more money on toys this holiday season. Dollar General is offering a 10 percent discount on toy purchases of $75 or more. The discount will be available in all of Dollar General's 10,000 stores, Sept. 29 – Dec. 24, 2012. “Dollar General is committed to helping customers stretch their holiday budgets, and one way we are doing this is with the holiday toy discount,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's executive vice president, division president and chief merchandising officer. “Toys are at the top of many shopping lists, so we're happy to help shoppers save more on these purchases and delight children with our great products.” Dollar General has added more licensed and branded items to its holiday toy offering, including hot toys from Mattel®, Disney® and Hasbro®. The discount retailer also offers a wide selection of $5 and $10 toys. “The 10 percent toy discount is also geared toward our nonprofit organizations to help them with their annual toy drives,” said Vasos. A longtime supporter of Toys for Tots and local toy drives, Dollar General will host in-store toy drives to benefit children in the communities it serves and donate $100,000 to Toys for Tots. About Dollar General Corporation Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com. Follow Dollar General: Facebook Twitter YouTube Dollar General CorporationEmily Weiss, 615-855-5210emweiss@dollargeneral.com