WHERE THE BUCKS STOP
Last week, Family Dollar announced it would close nearly 400 of its 8,000-plus U.S. stores in 2019. The company hasn't said exactly how soon, but the writing is on the wall for Family Dollar and other national chains, and this is sad news for many fans of Family Dollar's deals. So, we took a look at this month's savings circular and found deals in 14 categories that you can still score at Family Dollar. If you live near a store that's closing, also be sure to look for clearance sales in these categories and throughout the store.
Note: Products may vary by location.
Time to replace your pots and pans or know a soon-to-be college grad who’s moving to a new place? Family Dollar has you covered at bargain prices. Any seven-piece set of cookware is a deal at $22, even more so when it’s stainless steel. If you don’t need all seven pieces, you could also go for the single frying pan for just 10 bucks, and $2 Betty Crocker cooking utensils will help you scoop, stir fry, mash, or peel your ingredients. Clean up after with assorted towels and dishcloths for $3 to $5.
You can entertain up to 16 guests after you buy the glassware and dinnerware sets currently on sale at Family Dollar. The Libbey glassware is just $10 and the plates are $15. That’s just over a dollar a guest. Set the table on a new $8 tablecloth and for leftovers, you can also pick up 10- or 14- piece food storage sets for only $6.
Wipe away germs for less. A $3 savings on Lysol disinfecting wipes at $4.75 for a 110-sheet container makes the name brand competitive with Homeline wipes at $3.50 for 75 sheets. Get Dawn dish liquid for only a dollar after Smart Coupons and save a buck on all Clorox products too. Mr. Clean and Pine Sol products are also competitive, and Family Dollar can satisfy your various mop needs, too.
Let’s face it, you can’t clean every day, so you may need something to keep the air fresh in between. Smart Coupons make Febreze sprays two for $3, effectively half off drug store prices. You can also get a dollar off pricier Glade plug-ins, but Bright Air odor eliminators are only $2.25.
LAUNDRY DETERGENTS AND SUPPLIES
SKIN CARE PRODUCTS
SHAMPOOS, CONDITIONERS AND OTHER HAIR CARE PRODUCTS
With summer coming up, you may want to stock up on shorts and T-shirts for kids and adults, men and women, all for under $10. Girls and women’s T-shirts come in lattice, V-neck, or colorblock with or without designs. Boys and men can choose shorts and T-shirts in solid red, blue and black, or with cool pictures. Long capris or jegging pants are also on special.
If you’re loading up on deals before Family Dollar closes, you’ll need somewhere to put it all. They’ve got you covered too with a 56-quart storage bin at a competitive $14 price. A set of three drawers for $12 really amounts to four bucks a drawer. Or use your new storage to put some old stuff away and make room for your new items.
LINENS AND PILLOWS
MEDICINE CABINET ESSENTIALS
Family Dollar may not have a full service pharmacy, but you can still pick up some of your over-the-counter necessities. This month, specials on MiraLAX liquid and ZzzQuil gummies are competitive with drug store prices. They also regularly stock common products like Advil, Aleve, and Tylenol.