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Popular Japanese ’dollar store’ coming to Austin

Kristin Finan
The popular Daiso Japan is coming to Austin.

Attention discount shoppers. There’s a new store in town.

A popular Japanese “dollar store” chain, Daiso Japan, is coming to Austin.

According to CultureMap, the first Austin-area Daiso Japan location will be at a shopping center near the Brentwood and Crestview neighborhoods.

Daiso, which sells a variety of items for an average of up to $1.99, already has stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas. An opening date for the Austin store has not yet been set.