Dollar Tree Boosts Cap-Ex

Dollar Tree Stores plans to boost capital spending in 2011 by at least 20% — to a range of $215 million to $225 million, compared with $178.7 million last year.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Dollar Tree Stores here said Wednesday it plans to boost capital spending in 2011 by at least 20% — to a range of $215 million to $225 million, compared with $178.7 million last year.

Capital projects include 300 new Dollar Tree stores and 75 relocations and expansions; 35 new Deal$ stores; approximately 17 Dollar Giant stores in Canada; expansion of a distribution center in Sylvania, Ga., to one million square feet from 600,000 square feet; and the beginning

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