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Dollar Tree

Dollar Tree
Company nameDollar Tree, Inc.
Company typePublic
IndustryRetail, Variety, Discount
Headquarters500 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, Virginia, U.S.
No. of locations4,009
Key peopleBob Sasser, CEO
ProductsParty Supplies, Food and Snacks, Health and Beauty Care Products, Seasonal, Housewares, Toys
Revenue(+) $5.23 billion (2009)
Operating income(+)$512.80 million (2009)
Net income(+) $320.50 million (2009)

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Dollar Tree, Inc. (Nasdaq - DLTR) is an American chain of discount variety stores that sells every item for $1.00 or less. A Fortune 500 company, Dollar Tree is headquartered in Chesapeake, Virginia and operates 4,009 stores throughout the 48 contiguous U.S. states. Its stores are supported by a nationwide logistics network of nine distribution centers. The company operates one dollar stores under the names of Dollar Tree and Dollar Bills. The company also operates a multiprice-point variety chain under the name Deal$ (

Dollar Tree competes in the dollar store and low-end retail markets. Each Dollar Tree stocks a variety of products including national, regional, and private-label brands. Departments found in a Dollar Tree store include health and beauty, food and snacks, party, seasonal décor, housewares, glassware, dinnerware, household cleaning supplies, candy, toys, gifts, gift bags and wrap, stationery, craft supplies, teaching supplies and books. Some Dollar Tree stores also sell frozen foods and dairy items such as milk, eggs, pizza, ice cream, frozen dinners, and pre-made baked goods.

In 2009, Dollar Tree redisigned their website with a new e-commerce platform. sells Dollar Tree merchandise in larger quantities to individuals, small businesses, and organizations. The company also advertises in-store events, specials, seasonal promotions, and featured products through the site and users can locate a retail store, research information about Dollar Tree, and view product recalls. Dollar Tree also recently added customer ratings and reviews to the site.

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