Number of Dollar Tree stores in Canada by province 2019

As of February 2019, Ontario was the Canadian province home to the most Dollar Tree stores in the whole of Canada, with 110. British Columbia and Alberta ranked in second and third places, with 49 and 37 stores respectively. At that time, there were Dollar Tree stores located in five of Canada’s ten provinces.

Dollar Tree origins

The discount retailer, originally known as Only $1.00, is an American chain with stores throughout both the U.S. and Canada. The retailer originated in 1953, when K.R. Perry opened a variety store in Virginia. After various name changes and expansions, the chain became known as Dollar Tree Stores in 1993. Today, the chain sells a wide range of products for $1 or less, including health and beauty items, food, cleaning supplies, toys, gifts, and many more. As of February 2019, there were over 15,000 Dollar Tree stores in operation throughout North America.

Discount stores in Canada

According to market share figures, Dollarama is Dollar Tree’s largest competitor within Canada. As of July 2018, there were 1,160 Dollarama stores throughout Canada, making it the discount chain with the most stores across the country. Dollar Tree ranked in fifth place with 224 stores. Walmart superstores and Winners ranked in second and third places, with 334 and 269 stores in Canada respectively at that time.

Number of Dollar Tree stores in Canada as of February 2019, by province

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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

Canada

Survey time period

As of February 2, 2019

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