Just-A-Buck Licensing, Inc., headquartered in Goshen, New York, support a chain of franchised and company-owned dollar stores with locations throughout the eastern United States. The first store opened in Poughkeepsie in 1988. The company became eligible to sell franchises in 1992. Merchandising, display, and the fact that so many of their stores are owned by franchisees eager to make their businesses grow. Through the years, Just-A-Buck has controlled its growth. They are just the right size - large enough for volume discounts, yet small enough to purchase smaller lot sizes, which often contain items of the greatest value. Just-A-Buck sells children's games and toys, gifts, packaged goods, hardware, housewares, books, candy, collectibles, baskets, personal care products, greeting cards and costume jewelry, all priced at $1.