Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Dollar Tree's stock ticker symbol?

Dollar Tree's stock ticker symbol is "DLTR".

Where can I access past Family Dollar financial records?

Past Family Dollar financial records and company filings (prior to July 6, 2015) can be found online at the SEC website.

What will Family Dollar shareholders receive after the merger between Dollar Tree and Family Dollar closes?

Each share of Family Dollar common stock will automatically be converted into the right to receive $59.60 in cash, plus (approximately) 0.2484 shares of Dollar Tree common stock — the total of this cash and stock is referred to as the “merger consideration.” If, after this conversion, anyone holds fractional shares of Dollar Tree stock (ie. less than one full share), such fractional shares will be converted to cash according to a preset formula.
(Please note that the foregoing summary has been simplified for purposes of this FAQ and is qualified by the terms of the Merger Agreement. Please reach out to investorinfo@dollartree.com with any questions.)

How will I receive the merger consideration after the merger between Dollar Tree and Family Dollar closes?

If you hold your shares in certificated form or through Family Dollar’s ESPP, Dollar Tree’s exchange agent, Computershare, will mail you a letter of transmittal and some other paperwork immediately after the closing. You must complete that paperwork and return it to Computershare. You will then receive the merger consideration that you are due.
If you hold shares as a registered holder or through a broker through Depository Trust Company (“DTC”), you will receive your merger consideration from DTC or your broker after the merger closes.
(Please note that the foregoing summary has been simplified for purposes of this FAQ and is qualified by the terms of the Merger Agreement. Please reach out to investorinfo@dollartree.com with any questions.)

What will holders of Family Dollar equity awards receive after the merger between Dollar Tree and Family Dollar closes?

If you hold Stock Options: After the merger closes, each of your outstanding Family Dollar stock options will be converted into Dollar Tree stock options of substantially equivalent value. The vesting schedule of your converted Dollar Tree stock options will be the same as that of the original Family Dollar stock options.
If you hold Restricted Stock Unit Awards: After the merger closes, each of your outstanding Family Dollar restricted stock unit awards will be converted into Dollar Tree restricted stock unit awards of substantially equivalent value. The vesting schedule of your converted Dollar Tree restricted stock unit awards will be the same as that of the original Family Dollar restricted stock unit awards.
If you hold Performance Share Rights: After the merger closes, each of your outstanding Family Dollar performance share right awards will be canceled, and you will receive the merger consideration (less applicable tax withholding) with respect to each share of Family Dollar common stock determined to be subject to the award. The number of shares of Family Dollar common stock subject to each award will be determined based on preset criteria and will be prorated based on the portion of the performance period that has elapsed as of the date the merger closes.
(Please note that the foregoing summary has been simplified for purposes of this FAQ and is qualified by the terms of the relevant plan documents and the Merger Agreement. Please reach out to investorinfo@dollartree.com with any questions.)

Where is Dollar Tree's stock traded?

Dollar Tree's common stock has been traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market, under the symbol "DLTR", since our initial public offering on March 6, 1995.

When was Dollar Tree's IPO?

Dollar Tree's initial public offering was March 6, 1995.

Where is Dollar Tree incorporated?

Dollar Tree is incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

When does Dollar Tree's fiscal year-end?

Dollar Tree follows the 52/53 Week Retail Calendar.

Where is Dollar Tree's corporate headquarters?

Dollar Tree's corporate headquarters is located at: 500 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320.

Who is Dollar Tree's transfer agent and how do I contact them?

 

Internet Inquiries: Investor Centre™ website at http://www.computershare.com/investor
Telephone Inquiries: 800-622-6757 (US, Canada, Peurto Rico)
781-575-4735 (non-US)
Written Requests: Computershare
P.O. Box 505000
Louisville, KY 40233-5000

By overnight delivery:
Computershare
462 South 4th Street, Suite 1600
Louisville, KY 40202
Who is Dollar Tree's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm?

Dollar Tree's Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm is KPMG LLP.

Does Dollar Tree offer a direct stock purchase plan?

Dollar Tree does not offer a direct stock purchase plan at this time.

Does Dollar Tree pay a dividend?

Dollar Tree does not pay a dividend at this time.

Has Dollar Tree's stock ever split?

Dollar Tree's common stock split 3-for-2 on April 19, 1996, July 22, 1997, June 29, 1998, June 19, 2000, and June 25, 2010, and split 2-for-1 on June 26, 2012.

Does Dollar Tree offer franchising opportunities?

We do not offer franchising opportunities.
All of our stores are operated from our Corporate Headquarters in Chesapeake, VA.

What are the hours for Family Dollar’s Distribution Centers?

The hours of operation for all Distribution Centers are located in the Family Dollar Routing, Shipping and Packaging Instructions on page 20.

Where can I find directions to Family Dollar Distribution Centers?
Do the Distribution Centers close for holidays?

Family Dollar observes the following Holidays: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.
 

Can any carrier drop their trailer?

No. In order to maintain adequate space on our yards, only approved carriers are authorized to drop trailers.

How early can approved drop carriers drop their trailers prior to their appointment?

Carriers can drop their trailers up to 48 hours prior to the scheduled delivery appointment and Family Dollar has 72 hours from the original delivery appointment to unload a dropped trailer.

If I miss my appointment can I still deliver?

Prepaid Carriers can call the receiving department to request to be worked into the schedule. If the carrier is extremely late or cannot be worked in, the driver must contact his dispatch office to be rescheduled. Collect Carriers must call their dispatch office for instructions.

Can a vendor ship multiple LTL shipments to all Family Dollar Distribution Centers at one time on the same carrier?

Vendors shipping Collect must use the GLog Vendor Tender Notification to know what purchase orders and quantities to ship via the correct carrier. Vendors shipping Prepaid will ship according to the buyer’s instructions on the purchase order and will utilize the Routing, Shipping and Packaging Instructions for more information.
 

Can a vendor break down a pallet and stack loose cases on the floor or on top of pallets, in order to fit a complete shipment on one trailer?

Yes, as long as each loose case is individually labeled.

What should I do to confirm an appointment for a routing?

Vendors shipping Prepaid will follow the instructions in the Routing, Shipping and Packaging Instructions, Part IV – Prepaid Vendor Instructions.