Dollar Tree is closing 600 Family Dollar stores. Here's where.

Dollar Tree announced that it is closing 600 of its Family Dollar store locations in 2024. 

On top of that, the discount retailer also plans to close an additional 370 Family Dollar stores, plus 30 Dollar Tree locations over the next few years, at the end of their leases. In total, the planned closures represent about 15% of its Family Dollar locations.

The retailer’s family of brands has struggled as inflation impacts its low-income shoppers’ wallets. More customers are shopping around and comparing prices at competing retailers to ensure they are getting the best deal, while more incidences of shoplifting are also hurting its bottom line, the retailer has said. 

The closures could hit some communities hard, according to Dominick Miserandino of RetailWire. 

“They might be the only store that serves the entire community in this area,” Miserandino told CBS News. “They might have been one of the few jobs in the community.”

He added, “These communities are dependent on these stores.”

Dollar Tree, which acquired Family Dollar for more than $8 billion nearly a decade ago, has not released a comprehensive list of the locations it is closing. 

In an email to CBS MoneyWatch, the company said it decided to close the 600 Family Dollar locations this year after a “comprehensive review of our store portfolio to identify and address underperforming stores and invest in improved store standards and growth.” It didn’t provide a list of locations that are slated for closure. 

Here is a list of Family Dollar stores that are known to be closing so far. Many of the stores are offering sales of 50% off, according to local media reports.

This list, which is not complete, will be updated as more store closures are reported.

  • Slocomb, Alabama: A Family Dollar at 534 Lawrence St. is closing, but no date has yet been set, according to WDHN.
  • Wilmington, Delaware: Two Family Dollar stores are closing, store employees told WECT, according to a report. They are located on Greenfield Street and Carolina Beach Road. 
  • Tallahassee, Florida: A Family Dollar on West Brevard Street is closing, with the city’s four other Family Dollar stores remaining open, according to the Tallahassee Democrat. 
  • Peoria, IllinoisTwo Family Dollar stores are preparing to close their doors for good, according to the Peoria Journal Star. Going- out-of-business banners hung on the stores’ exteriors indicate that “everything must be sold.
  • Wichita, Kansas: The Family Dollar Store at 13th Street and Broadway is closing, according to KSN News.
  • Humansville, Missouri: The Family Dollar store in Humansville, Missouri, will shutter its doors, according to a KY3 report. A sign on the store’s door indicates the company is closing the location and urged customers to visit stores in Stockton and El Dorado instead. The store is reportedly slashing prices further to clear out inventory.
  • Willow Springs, Missouri: A Family Dollar store in Willow Springs, also in Missouri, will close, according to a local news report. Cashiers at the store confirmed the closure to Howell County News. Merchandise is being discounted by up to 90%, according to the report. 
  • Gering, Nebraska: A location in Gering, Nebraska is selling items for 50% off and has a “store closing” sign, according to KNEB.
  • Middletown, New Jersey: A broad banner on the front of a Family Dollar store at the Eastpointe shopping center in Middletown, New Jersey hangs to let customers now it’s their last chance to shop there, according to the Asbury Park Press.
  • Wilmington, North Carolina: Two Family Dollar locations in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Greenfield Street and Carolina Beach Road, are closing, according to WECT6. Employees at the stores said they haven’t been told when the closing date yet, however.
  • East Liverpool, Ohio: A Family Dollar at 15 Walnut St. in downtown East Liverpool is closing, with its last day slated to be April 17. Items in the store are selling for 50% off, according to The Review.
  • Clearwater, South Carolina: The location at 4403 Jefferson Davis Highway in Clearwater, South Carolina is offering items at 50% before it closes, reported.
  • Lynchburg, Virginia: Two Family Dollar stores in Lynchburg, Virginia are closing, according to WSET. The stores are located on Campbell Avenue and Federal Street.
  • Elkins, West Virginia: The store, which is offering 50% off and has a “Going Out of Business” sign, said it’s closing once all its merchandise is sold, according to the Inter-Mountain newspaper.

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