You may have heard people joking about a "Dollar Twenty Five Store" or the "Dollar And a Quarter Tree" so I looked into it and it's actually happening. Dollar Tree stores nationwide will raise their dollar prices to $1.25 in 2022. The Dollar Tree is one of America's last real dollar store and honestly, I can't believe they made their $1 prices work this long.

According to a press release from Dollar Tree corporate offices, they have been testing out the new prices at select locations and it went well, customers have been very understanding. The company says the price hike will allow them to keep more of their customers' favorite items in stock, and allow for increased wages for employees.

Dollar Tree Facts

Dollar Tree headquarters are located in Chesapeake, Virginia and operates 15,115 stores across the U.S. and Canada. If I had to guess, I would have thrown out the number 200, not even close, holy smokes. The Dollar Tree is also a Fortune 500 company.

Our Missoula Dollar Tree is located at 2704 Brooks with the holiday hours of 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., with the exception of Sundays when they are open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Dollar Tree Will Not Change Their Name

Dollar Tree corporate has no plans to change the name when their $1 prices go to $1.25. However, they did mention a new "Dollar Tree Plus" section of the store with items prices from $3 to $5.

A rep from our Missoula Dollar Tree says they've heard the news and that customers keep asking when the prices will change, but all he knows is that it will be some time in 2022. Meanwhile, you can still stock up on those stocking stuffers and pregnancy tests for just a buck. (I've always been fascinated that you can find out if you're pregnant at the local Dollar Tree.)

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