Family Dollar in Hamilton is closing, but it won’t stay shuttered for long

The Family Dollar location at 130 Main St. in Hamilton will close May 25 and reopen soon after as a Dollar Tree.

The move comes a little more than a month after Family Dollar announced that as many as 390 of its stores would shut down and another 200 would be re-branded as Dollar Tree as parent Dollar Tree attempts to turn the brand around.

The Main Street location is set to reopen as Dollar Tree in the coming weeks with grand opening festivities, including door prizes, face painting, coloring contests and more. Dollar Tree sells all of its products for $1.

In the meantime, Family Dollar is offering 20 percent off items in the store excluding tobacco, beer, wine, milk and all red-tag merchandise. Discounts are taken off the lowest ticketed price and exclude $1-and-less items.

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Dollar Tree officials haven’t yet replied to a request by this media outlet regarding how many of the Family Dollar locations in Butler and Warren counties will make the switchover to Dollar Tree instead of closing outright.

Renovated stores will include $1 Dollar Tree merchandise sections.

A management hiring event from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 15 is set for Dollar Tree, 3600 Towne Blvd. in Middletown and other locations nationwide. For more information, visit

Family Dollar has struggled since Dollar Tree bought the company in 2015 and has affected the success of Dollar Tree. Dollar Tree has been aggressive about restructuring its portfolio recently. In the last quarter of 2018, 84 Family Dollar stores closed and the company announced plans to renovate 1,000 in 2019.

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