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Dollar Tree Shopping Guide
About Dollar Tree
Dollar Tree was founded in 1954 in Virginia as K&K 5&10, and its name later changed to Only $1.00 in 1986. The current name was eventually decided upon in 1993 and despite all the changes over the years, one thing about Dollar Tree has remained the same: all of their products only cost $1.00.
Are you wondering how a company selling items for only a dollar might survive? Dollar Tree is thriving with over 13,600 stores across Canada and 48 U.S. states. Their stores include both Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores across the country. You’ll only spend $1 on each item you buy both in-store and on their website at dollartree.com. As if the $1 price tag wasn’t enough of a bargain, Dollar Tree stores now accept manufacturer’s coupons on their items, making this the ultimate destination for frugal folks in the U.S. and Canada. If “frugal” is your middle name, then continue reading to discover sweet savings tips for your Dollar Tree shopping spree. If you just want a coupon to save, browse this page as we have all the best coupons for Dollar Tree.
Browsing Dollar Tree’s Website
For starters, at least you know you’ll never stumble upon unfortunate surprises when it comes to prices. Just like in Dollar Tree’s retail locations, everything on their website costs $1.00. Dollar Tree sells everything from household items and food to beauty products and school supplies. The real surprises are the things you can get for just a buck on the website. While a traditional retailer may sell kitchenware sets for $10+ or bath towels for $7 each, Dollar Tree offers both items for a dollar apiece. Same goes for cosmetics, vitamins, soft drinks, party décor, children’s craft kits, and everything else. Whether you buy in-store or online, Dollar Tree’s adage is the same: “Everything’s $1.”
Xtreme Values & New Arrivals
Are you a bargain hunter extraordinaire? Then you won’t want to miss Dollar Tree’s Xtreme Values section on their website. They offer Bonus Buys (10-50% off large size items with the maximum price of $1), closeout Items ($1 or less on items with a limited quantity available), and Pick & Pack (pick the quantity of an item you want then Dollar Tree will pack and ship it to you). Dollar Tree’s New Arrivals section on their website is also worth checking out. You can snag the latest deals before anyone else gets it.
Dollar Tree’s website highlights seasonal and holiday items from time to time. Examples include the “Flip Flop Frenzy” just before summer begins or winter holiday shopping themes for Christmas and Hanukah season. Seasonal specials usually include new products ranging from table décor to outdoor decorations. You can even find seasonally themed baking supplies or weather-appropriate clothing.
Dollar Tree’s Loyalty Program
Dollar Tree’s Value Seekers Club is free to join, and it comes with some pretty awesome perks. The club not only offers its members fun contests from time to time (such as the Pool Noodle Craft Photo Contest with a prize of a $100 gift card for the winner), but Dollar Tree also offers exclusive deals and news to their members as well.
Payment, Shipping, and Returns Policies
Dollar Tree accepts multiple forms of payment when you order online. Pay for your order using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Dollar Tree gift cards, PayPal, and PayPal Credit. Shipping is free if you have your order sent to your local Dollar Tree store for pick-up (it will arrive within 7-10 days). Otherwise, you can choose to ship it by UPS to your home or office address (48 contiguous U.S. states, Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico only). Dollar Tree does not ship to AFO/FPO/DPO military addresses or P.O. boxes, either.
For returns, Dollar Tree’s website states that all online sales are final. The only time they’ll return or exchange an item is if the item arrives damaged in the mail. For in-store returns, Dollar Tree accepts unopened, unused items with the original receipt.
Tips & Ideas Blog
If you love making crafts or want new baking ideas for your sweet tooth, then Dollar Tree’s colorful Tips & Ideas Blog is the perfect place to start. You’ll find all sorts of affordable projects and recipes you can make using stuff you’ll find at your local Dollar Tree or on their website. Whether it’s Cap & Tassel Cupcakes for a graduation celebration or a Candy Dessert Buffet for a wedding, the nifty project guides offered by Dollar Tree are perfect for beginners and crafty pros alike.
Dollar Tree Arcade
Did you know Dollar Tree has its own online arcade? The arcade is perfect for kids and adults alike and best of all, it’s free. You can play fan favorites like Ice Cream Blast, Spider Solitaire, and Dollar Tree Monster Manor, amongst dozens of other fun and free games available on the website.
Dollar Tree Customer Service
If you run into any problems while shopping online, you can call Dollar Tree’s 24/7 Customer Order Support Center at 1-877-530-TREE (8733). Their management staff – who are trained to handle more complex customer questions – are available Monday through Friday from 8 am to 9 pm EST.
Dollar Tree on Social Media
Dollar Tree is active on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. They usually offer unique craft project ideas (with gorgeous pictures, especially on Pinterest) and new product arrival announcements for both their online inventory and their store selections.
There’s also an entire section on the company’s website dedicated to My Dollar Tree Story, where you can submit a story from when you used Dollar Tree items for a wedding, a business venture, a classroom project, or a party.