The 2020 report card on safer chemicals in consumer products was released by the Mind the Store campaign and the Campaign for Healthier Solutions looking at how 50 companies – including dollar store chains – rank when it comes to chemical safety in products and packaging. The full report can be found here.
’99 Cents Only Stores,’ a $2.7 billion company with nearly 400 stores in California, Arizona, Nevada and Texas, received an ‘F’ – the lowest grade possible – for the third year in a row and continues to knowingly sell products with toxic chemicals. Read more about how 99 Cents Only Stores ranked and how they can improve here in English or here in Spanish.
Dollar Tree/Family Dollar, which has over 15,000 stores in 48 states with sales exceeding $25 billion annually and 193,000 associates, was one of the most improved companies, receiving a C+, up from a D+ in the last report. Read more about how Dollar Tree/Family Dollar ranked and how they can improve here in English or here in Spanish.
Dollar General – with 16,000 stores in 46 states and annual revenue exceeding $27 billion – improved their grade from an F two years ago to a C- in the new report. Read more about how Dollar General ranked and how they can improve here in English and here in Spanish.