(April 6 update: New information has emerged about the rationale behind Dollar Express’ decision to close its stores and sell them to Dollar General – and the company says Dollar Tree is to blame. Click here to read the story).

Remember when 330 Family Dollar stores across the country were sold a couple of years ago, and slated to be rebranded as part of a brand-new dollar store chain called Dollar Express? If your local store was on the list, you probably haven’t noticed any changes yet. They’re all still operated as Family Dollar stores, because the official rebranding wasn’t scheduled to occur until next month.

But now that rebranding won’t happen quite as planned. In an unexpected move, the owners of Dollar Express have abruptly unloaded their Family Dollar stores – onto Dollar General.

So the stores will have a new name out front, all right – but not the name anyone had expected. If, that is, they stay open at all.

Dollar Express owner Sycamore Partners has announced that it will sell “all 323 of its store locations” to Dollar General. A company spokesman would not elaborate on what became of the seven other stores that were originally part of the 330-store package, nor did the company say what prompted its decision to sell.

Sycamore did say that the 323 stores “will be converted to the Dollar General banner in the coming months.” But it’s unclear if that’s entirely accurate. In mass layoff notices filed with several states, the company said “Dollar Express has made the difficult decision to liquidate and close all of its stores on approximately June 30, 2017.” Dollar General may be purchasing empty stores then, so their eventual fate is unknown.

Plus, many of the newly-acquired locations are very close to existing Dollar General stores, so it’s unlikely that two Dollar Generals will coexist down the street from each other. Depending on the age, size and condition of the Dollar Express-owned stores, Dollar General may choose to relocate nearby stores into the new buildings and close down the old, as it did when it acquired dozens of former Walmart Express stores last year. Or it may decide to keep its existing locations and close down the new ones.

In either case, it’s not known what would become of the two stores’ staffs, if they have to merge into one. For that matter, it’s not known whether any existing staff will be retained even after their stores transition to Dollar General, if they do at all.

Dollar General representatives – the only ones who have the answers to these questions – have not responded to requests for comment or clarification.

News of the deal comes two months after Dollar General unveiled a bold plan to open 1,000 new stores this year, and remodel or relocate 900 others. So acquiring the 323 would-be, never-were Dollar Express stores will go a long way toward helping Dollar General expand its footprint of more than 13,000 stores in 44 states. The list of stores also includes a single location in Idaho, which would represent Dollar General’s 45th state. But that location is hundreds of miles away from the next closest Dollar General location. So it’s also not known, and Dollar General hasn’t clarified, whether it plans to convert that location to a Dollar General and officially expand into Idaho.

The transaction caps off a dizzying period of uncertainty for these particular stores and their employees. Back in July 2014, they expected to become part of Dollar Tree, when the rival dollar store chain announced its intention to buy out Family Dollar. Then it looked like the Family Dollar stores might turn into Dollar General, when that chain swooped in with its own buyout offer. Dollar Tree won the buyout battle, but in order to gain regulatory approval for the deal, it agreed to sell 330 stores to Sycamore, which announced plans to turn them all into a new chain called Dollar Express. And now they’ve been sold to Dollar General after all.

So if you’re keeping track, that means over the past two and a half years, shoppers and staffers at these Family Dollar stores at various times thought the stores would become Dollar Tree, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Dollar Express and now Dollar General.

What follows is a list of the 330 Family Dollar stores owned by Sycamore that were slated to become Dollar Express. 323 of them have now been sold to Dollar General, so seven stores on the list have apparently closed since Sycamore first acquired them.

So if you’re a Family Dollar fan, look over the list – and find out whether you might end up becoming a Dollar General shopper soon.

Address City State Zip
4850 Mobile Hwy Montgomery AL 36108
215 N Lake Havasu Ave N Lake Havasu AZ 86403-5659
2032 E Irvington Rd Tucson AZ 85714-1825
1425 N Farmersville Boulevard Farmersville CA 93223
3707 W. Shields Fresno CA 93722
1000 S. La Brea Ave. Inglewood CA 90301-1078
1148 N. Lemoore Avenue Lemoore CA 93245-2348
1054 W. Highland Avenue San Bernardino CA 92405
10204 E Colfax Ave Aurora CO 80010-5017
1820 W Uintah Street Colorado Springs CO 80904-2960
1736 S Circle Dr Colorado Springs CO 80910-4434
20 Widefield Blvd Colorado Springs CO 80911-2125
5418 Federal Blvd. Denver CO 80221-6540
8495 Pecos St Federal Heights CO 80260-5008
1355 S Sheridan Blvd Lakewood CO 80232-5958
1051 Blue Hills Ave Bloomfield CT 06002-2701
525 John St Bridgeport CT 06604-3926
756 Long Hill Rd Groton CT 06340
311 W Main St Meriden CT 06451-4046
760 Chapel St New Haven CT 06510-3104
490 New Park Ave West Hartford CT 06110-1313
1709 Lancaster Ave Wilmington DE 19805-3926
120 S Federal Hwy Dania FL 33004-3623
951 Doyle Rd Deltona FL 32725-8298
2810 Elkham Blvd Deltona FL 32725
1801 N Federal Hwy Hollywood FL 33020-2829
16403 Sw 312th St Homestead FL 33033
8625 Old Kings Rd S Jacksonville FL 32217-4825
3801 University Blvd. W Jacksonville FL 32217-2201
4549 Pleasant Hill Rd #300 Kissimmee FL 34759
3195 S John Young Parkway #300 Kissimmee FL 34746
624 E Osceola Parkway Kissimmee FL 34744-1603
2712 Nw 79th St Miami FL 33147-5437
401 Ne 125th St Miami FL 33161
3105 Nw 62nd Street Miami FL 33147-7635
19922 Nw 2nd Ave. Miami Gardens FL 33169
15 N. Sr 7 Unit 27 Plantation FL 33317
7625 Causeway Blvd Tampa FL 33619-5932
9001 N Florida Ave Tampa FL 33604
4978 E Busch Blvd, Ste A Tampa FL 33617-6024
2779 Lakewood Ave Atlanta GA 30315-5810
807 Cascade Sw Atlanta GA 30310-2413
3349 Buford Highway NE Atlanta GA 30329
8775 Roswell Rd Atlanta GA 30350-1842
2310 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr Atlanta GA 30310-1037
2975 Headland Blvd., Ste. A Atlanta GA 30311-5416
2690 Metropolitan Pkwy Sw Atlanta GA 30315-7902
4328 Buena Vista Rd Columbus GA 31907
1291 Columbia Dr Decatur GA 30032-2800
4824 Flat Shoals Pkwy Decatur GA 30034
2628 Rainbow Way Decatur GA 30034-1402
5745 Joneboro Rd Lake City GA 30260-3805
6355 Jimmy Carter Blvd Norcross GA 30071-2378
5209 Memorial Dr Stone Mountain GA 30083-3112
135 S Washington Ave Emmett ID 83617-2947
1033 E Galena Blvd Aurora IL 60505-3805
6843 Ogden Ave Berwyn IL 60402-3646
8341 S Cottage Grove Ave Chicago IL 60619-5905
5018 S. Cicero Avenue Chicago IL 60638-2117
4828 W Irving Park Rd #34 Chicago IL 60641-2718
9520 S Jeffery Ave Chicago IL 60617-4728
4314 S Kedzie Ave Chicago IL 60632-2813
5255 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago IL 60630-4634
3560 E 118th St Chicago IL 60617-7314
2740 W Cermak Rd Chicago IL 60608-3528
2341 W Howard St Chicago IL 60645-1513
5725 N Broadway St Chicago IL 60660-4301
2424 W Montrose Ave Chicago IL 60618-1606
1425 E 71st St Chicago IL 60619-1501
4524 S Ashland Ave. Chicago IL 60609-3249
583 N Mclean Blvd Elgin IL 60123-3243
15901 Halsted Street Harvey IL 60426-5222
5307 Decatur Rd Ft Wayne IN 46806-3014
4157 Cleveland St Gary IN 46408-2427
2535 Garfield St Gary IN 46404
715 East 38th Street Indianapolis IN 46205-2748
9950 Pendleton Pike Indianapolis IN 46236
1722 Madison Ave Covington KY 41011-3331
3808 7th Street Rd Louisville KY 40216-4102
2324 W. Broadway Louisville KY 40211
6832 Florida Blvd Baton Rouge LA 70806-4543
2001 Moss Street Lafayette LA 70501
3620 Macarthur Blvd New Orleans LA 70114-6815
1248 River St Boston MA 02136-2833
21 Torry St Brockton MA 02301-4849
1030 Cambridge St Cambridge MA 02141-1018
121 Webster Ave. Chelsea MA 02150
500 Geneva Ave Dorchester MA 02122-1231
208 Waverly St Framingham MA 01702-7133
143 Washington St Gloucester MA 01930
10 Colrain Rd Greenfield MA 01301-9623
2261 Northampton St Holyoke MA 01040-3447
125 Church St Lowell MA 01852-2623
469 Salem St Ste 71 Medford MA 02155-3336
69 Veterans Memorial Dr N Adams MA 01247-2359
1000 Kings Hwy New Bedford MA 02745-4949
340 N Main St Randolph MA 02368-4173
339 Squire Rd Revere MA 02151-4309
31 Long Pond South Yarmouth MA 02664
786 Boston Rd Springfield MA 01119-1350
1070 Saint James Ave Springfield MA 01104-1311
130 West St Ware MA 01082-1448
1150 Union St. West Springfield MA 01089-4023
1049 Main St Worcester MA 01603-2421
5900 Reistertown Rd Baltimore MD 21215-3481
3824 Eastern Ave Baltimore MD 21224-4232
4206 Frankford Ave Baltimore MD 21206-5131
2429 Frederick Ave. Baltimore MD 21223-2856
9115 Central Ave Capitol Heights MD 20743-3806
9347 Annapolis Road Lanham MD 20706-3120
2201 Varnum St Mt Rainier MD 20712-1457
5110 Indian Head Hwy Oxon Hill MD 20745-2013
234 Tilghman Rd Salisbury MD 21804-1921
13817 Outlet Dr Silver Spring MD 20904-4971
3265 Brinkley Rd Temple Hills MD 20748-6301
88 Sweden St Caribou ME 04736-2154
Po Box 90 Gray ME 04039
855 Lisbon St Lewiston ME 04240-6123
82 Main St Livermore Fls ME 04254-1529
494 Stillwater Ave Old Town ME 04468-2190
180 Waterman Dr South Portland ME 04106-3633
14 W Concourse Waterville ME 04901-6007
1606 M 139 Benton Harbor MI 49022-5716
1181 E Bristol Rd Burton MI 48529-1128
10220 Gratiot Ave Detroit MI 48213-3211
4705B Conner St Detroit MI 48215-2028
12815 E Jefferson Ave Detroit MI 48215-2754
6365 W Vernor Hwy Detroit MI 48209-2002
1727 E State Fair Avenue Detroit MI 48203-1263
20900 Gratiot Avenue Eastpointe MI 48021-2857
20735 Wyoming St Ferndale MI 48220-2141
4451 Breton Rd Se Grand Rapids MI 49508-5273
1625 Leonard St Ne Grand Rapids MI 49505-5633
9028 Joseph Campau St Hamtramck MI 48212-3727
22818 John R Road Hazel Park MI 48030
14101 Woodward Avenue Highland Park MI 48203-2930
1006 S Washington Ave Holland MI 49423-5204
27425 Michigan Ave Inkster MI 48141-2201
5032 S. Cedar Street Lansing MI 48910-5479
15399 Merriman Road Livonia MI 48154
6444 N Saginaw St Mount Morris MI 48458-2410
22100 Coolidge Hwy Oak Park MI 48237-2813
5003 S Westnedge Avenue Portage MI 49002
3545 Dixie Hwy Saginaw MI 48601-4204
14686 Telegraph Rd. Taylor MI 48180-4636
1918 Venoy Rd S Westland MI 48186-4600
1540 28th St. Sw Wyoming MI 49509-2764
2136 E Lake Street Minneapolis MN 55407-1931
505 W. Broadway Ave. Minneapolis MN 55411-2711
1433 E Franklin Avenue Minneapolis MN 55404
4080 W Broadway Avenue Robbinsdale MN 55422
1900 Suburban Ave St Paul MN 55119-7001
1055 Payne Ave St Paul MN 55130-3842
1546 White Bear Ave. N St. Paul MN 55106-1602
9448 Lewis And Clark Blvd Jennings MO 63136
4949 Martin Luther King Dr St Louis MO 63113-1911
6730 Natural Bridge Rd St Louis MO 63121-5354
3636 S Grand Blvd St Louis MO 63118-3404
4930 Christy Blvd St Louis MO 63116-1218
6155 S Grand Blvd St Louis MO 63111
2500 S. Jefferson Avenue St. Louis MO 63104
1415 Ellis Ave Jackson MS 39204-2202
1437 E Sugar Creek Rd Charlotte NC 28205-1456
5300 South Blvd. Charlotte NC 28217-4116
5033 S 24th St Omaha NE 68107-2710
831 Belmar Plaza Belmar NJ 07719-2752
4236 Harbor Bch #A Brigantine NJ 08203-1360
397 Springdale Ave East Orange NJ 07017-2910
1141 Elizabeth Ave Elizabeth NJ 07201-2412
25 Westfield Avenue Elizabeth NJ 07208-3215
1600 N Olden Ave Ext Ewing NJ 08638-3206
638 N Delsea Dr Glassboro NJ 08028-1419
2130 South Broad St Hamilton Township NJ 08610-5502
1120 Springfield Ave Irvington NJ 07111
516 High St. Mt. Holly NJ 08060
184 W Market St Newark NJ 07103-2728
131 Market St. Newark NJ 07102
355 Market St Paterson NJ 07501-2213
333 S. Main St Pleasantville NJ 08232
1227 E Chestnut St Vineland NJ 08360
1605A Isleta Blvd Sw Albuquerque NM 87105-4633
101 86th St W Albuquerque NM 87121
2001 2nd St Nw Albuquerque NM 87102-1042
840 S El Paseo Ste C Las Cruces NM 88001-6043
3527 31st St Astoria NY 11106-2320
1041 Prospect Ave Bronx NY 10459-2711
1312 Southern Blvd Bronx NY 10459-1503
528 Jackson Ave Bronx NY 10455-4333
3555 White Plains Road Bronx NY 10467
4412 White Plains Rd. Bronx NY 10470-1607
1412 Jerome Avenue Bronx NY 10452-3306
2500 White Plains Road Bronx NY 10467-8111
900 Southern Blvd Bronx NY 10459
112 E 98th St #126 Brooklyn NY 11212-3827
1192 Myrtle Ave Brooklyn NY 11221-2613
2027 Utica Ave Brooklyn NY 11234-3215
226 Mother Gaston Blvd Brooklyn NY 11233-4312
4118 Farragut Rd Brooklyn NY 11210-2016
1450 Rockaway Parkway Brooklyn NY 11236-2602
4602 Avenue D Brooklyn NY 11203
13217 14th Ave College Point NY 11356-2001
41 Buffalo Road East Aurora NY 14052-1648
1479 Beach Channel Dr. Far Rockaway NY 11691-3104
7134 Myrtle Ave Glendale NY 11385-7260
2391 Grand Island Blvd Grand Island NY 14072-3114
4419 Dewey Ave Greece NY 14616-1200
11205-Sutphin Boulevard Jamaica NY 11435-5830
213-11 Jamaica Ave Jamaica NY 11428
200 N Comrie Rd (State Route 3 Johnstown NY 12095-1568
660 N Wellwood Ave Lindenhurst NY 11757-1611
2202 Brewerton Rd Mattydale NY 13211-1602
205 E 3rd St Mount Vernon NY 10553-5112
59 S Ocean Ave Ste 63 Patchogue NY 11772-3702
258 Hooker Ave Poughkeepsie NY 12603-3012
168-50 Jamaica Ave Queens NY 11433
112-12 Jamaica Ave Queens NY 11418
11335 Springfield Blvd. Queens Village NY 11429-2636
1815 Gates Ave Ridgewood NY 11385
2390 Lyell Ave Rochester NY 14606-5738
1004 Culver Rd Rochester NY 14609-6417
529 Monroe Ave. Rochester NY 14607-3722
29 Rocky Point Yaphank Rd Rocky Point NY 11778-8400
245 Broadway Ste 2 Saranac Lake NY 12983-1184
624 Middle Country Rd Selden NY 11784-2500
441 William Floyd Pkwy Shirley NY 11967-3466
125-16 Merrick Blvd Springfield Gardens NY 11434
2264 Forest Avenue Staten Island NY 10303
135 Canal St. Staten Island NY 10304-2059
4141 S Salina St Syracuse NY 13205-2060
220 S Geddes St Syracuse NY 13204-2809
1112 Mohawk St Utica NY 13501-3780
498 Vernon Odum Akron OH 44307
210 12th Street Ne Canton OH 44704
3920 Glenway Cincinnati OH 45205-1440
8555 Winton Rd Cincinnati OH 45231
7700 Montgomery Road Cincinnati OH 45236-4202
6134 Colerain Ave. Cincinnati OH 45239-6418
5325 Ridge Avenue Cincinnati OH 45213
13020 Miles Avenue Cleveland OH 44105
3545 Ridge Rd Cleveland OH 44102-5464
10390 Saint Clair Avenue Cleveland OH 44108
11491 Buckeye Rd Cleveland OH 44120-3825
1101 N High St Columbus OH 43201-2439
128 N Wilson Rd Columbus OH 43204-1262
901 S James Rd Columbus OH 43227-1069
12732 Euclid Ave East Cleveland OH 44112-4626
825 Main Street Milford OH 45150-1725
5009 Vine St St Bernard OH 45217-1221
4925 Jackman Rd Ste 23 Toledo OH 43613-3557
551 Dorr St Toledo OH 43604-1021
3866 E Broad St Whitehall OH 43213-1128
4800 Nw 23rd Street Oklahoma City OK 73127
1525 Nw 23rd St Oklahoma City OK 73106-3614
1604 S 4th St Allentown PA 18103-4917
123 North Sheridan Ave East Liberty PA 15206-3018
274 W Side Mall Edwardsville PA 18704-3117
2941 N 7th St Harrisburg PA 17110-2109
3810 Union Deposit Road Harrisburg PA 17109-5919
63 N. Union Avenue Lansdowne PA 19050
4551 New Falls Road Levittown PA 19056-3004
4313 Walnut St Mckeesport PA 15132-6115
350 W Main St Middletown PA 17057-1220
332 West Trenton Ave., Ste. 11 Morrisville PA 19067-2054
8445-C Frankford Ave Philadelphia PA 19136-2420
6587 Roosevelt Blvd Philadelphia PA 19149-2918
2495 Aramingo Ave Philadelphia PA 19125-3732
2201 Oregon Ave. Philadelphia PA 19145-4111
138 W. Chelten Ave. Philadelphia PA 19144-3302
700 E Warrington Ave Pittsburgh PA 15210-1562
1215 Brighton Road Pittsburgh PA 15233-1601
7402 Church Street Swissvale PA 15218
9 South 69th St Upper Darby PA 19082-2425
901 Cedar Ave. Yeadon PA 19050
1150 Hope St Bristol RI 02809-1138
400 Broad Street Central Falls RI 02863-3013
320 Dexter St Pawtucket RI 02860-1908
295 Armistice Blvd Pawtucket RI 02861-2329
550 Hartford Ave Providence RI 02909-5800
678 Branch Ave Providence RI 02904-1702
52 Newport Ave Rumford RI 02916-2068
1945 S 3rd St Memphis TN 38109-7713
2252-1 Lamar Ave Memphis TN 38114-6608
6195 Winchester Rd Memphis TN 38115
3407 Gallatin Pike Nashville TN 37216-2601
2175 E Arkansas Lane Arlington TX 76010
11921 Elam Rd Balch Springs TX 75180-2820
46 N 11th St Beaumont TX 77702-2225
2921 Boca Chica Blvd Ste 116 Brownsville TX 78521-3574
4138 Ayers St Corpus Christi TX 78415-5315
655 W Illinois Ave Ste 254 Dallas TX 75224-1817
2321 E Main St. Eagle Pass TX 78852-4418
500 N Piedras St El Paso TX 79903-4015
1001 N Carolina Dr El Paso TX 79915-2752
1785 N Zaragoza Rd El Paso TX 79936-7910
4117 E Lancaster Ave Fort Worth TX 76103-3614
3900 Hemphill St. Fort Worth TX 76110
12550 Fondren Rd Houston TX 77035-5206
12955 Aldine Westfield Rd Houston TX 77039-5307
1804 W 43rd St Houston TX 77018-3006
4800 W 34th St, Ste 20C Houston TX 77092-6671
525 Crosstimbers Street Houston TX 77022-3934
3501 50Th St Ste A Lubbock TX 79413-4000
1523 E 8th St Odessa TX 79761-4804
3431 Spencer Hwy Pasadena TX 77504-1148
511 Fair Ave San Antonio TX 78223-1301
938 Bandera Road San Antonio TX 78228-4923
74 W 7200 S Midvale UT 84047-3747
3161 Washington Blvd Ogden UT 84401-3946
355 S 600 E Provo UT 84606-4764
857 N Redwood Rd Salt Lake City UT 84116-1912
922 N Dixie Downs Dr St George UT 84770
3646 W 4700 S West Valley City UT 84118-3458
8734 Richmond Hwy Alexandria VA 22309-4204
2040 Battlefield Blvd Chesapeake VA 23320
3818 Kecoughtan Rd Hampton VA 23669-4402
22111 Timberlake Rd Lynchburg VA 24502
2301 Colley Ave Ste B Norfolk VA 23517-1144
187 W Ocean View Ave Norfolk VA 23503-1502
2591 Tidewater Dr. Norfolk VA 23504-2144
1921 Victory Blvd Portsmouth VA 23702-3139
5236 Brookhill Shp Ctr Richmond VA 23227-2904
65 Northgate Plz Ste 13 Morrisville VT 05661-5900
4503 Us Route 5 Newport VT 05855-9485
102 E Northland Avenue Appleton WI 54911
2621 N Clairemont Ave Eau Claire WI 54703-2405
627 W Historic Mitchell St Milwaukee WI 53204-3513
4412 W Capitol Dr Milwaukee WI 53216-1541
4130 S Howell Ave Milwaukee WI 53207-4410
3048 E Layton Ave St Francis WI 53235-5735
2725 5th Ave Huntington WV 25702-1330

 

3 Comments

  1. We want our Family Dollar Back At 1004 Culver Road In Rochester Ny. We have been without a store for too long.We loved the staff there it was like family, they get too know you by name and made you feel welcome. Dollar General don’t sell most of the idem’s that Family Dollar sell. We are hurting. Our people in this neighborhood need jobs. Hurting in Rochester Ny.

  2. So happy! Love Dollar General, we need them in St. Louis! Thank You!

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