The dollar store: a huge draw to some, but a huge turn-off to others. While many consumers are enticed by the rock-bottom prices found on the shelves of Dollar Tree, others often feel skeptical of the extreme bargains.
These consumers suspect that the dollar store only carries low-quality, generic brand items — but there are tons of hidden gems for those willing to dig through the bins. You’ll frequently find the same name-brand products you may be buying at double the price at popular drugstores, such as toothpastes, cosmetics and shaving creams. In addition, generic, everyday items such as paper clips, hair accessories and party supplies are great items to buy at the deflated dollar store prices.