Mike Burke

Dollar Tree Stores Are Growing New Roots


When millions of Americans are UNEMPLOYED and most families are trying to make a “dollar” outta .15c.

Dollar Tree said Wednesday that it will open 600 new stores this year, continuing dollar store chains’ massive growth in the United States.

The announcement comes as the pandemic has taken a toll on many retailers and forced thousands of stores to close. But dollar stores have surged as economically-strapped customers seek out bargains on food, household essentials and other items. Dollar Tree said Wednesday that sales at stores open for at least one year increased 4.9% during the 13 weeks ending Jan. 30, compared with the same stretch a year ago