AMENDED AND RESTATED
This Amended and Restated Severance Agreement (this “Agreement”) is made as of this 29 th day of
March 2007 between ROBERT H. RUDMAN (“You” or “Executive”) and DOLLAR TREE STORES, INC.
(“Dollar Tree.” For purposes of this Agreement, “Dollar Tree” shall be deemed to include any of its direct or
indirect subsidiaries.) This Agreement amends, restates, and supersedes in its entirety that certain Severance
agreement dated June 4, 2003 by and between Executive and Dollar Tree.
In the event Dollar Tree terminates your employment for any reason other than "cause," death, permanent
disability or retirement, you shall be entitled to receive one year of salary continuation as SEVERANCE. Such
salary continuation will begin the day after your employment separation and continue for twelve (12) months.
Anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, no SEVERANCE shall be payable under this Agreement if your
employment with Dollar Tree terminates on or after May 26, 2008.
On the date hereof, Executive and Dollar Tree have also entered into that certain Retention Agreement
by and between Dollar Tree and Executive (“Retention Agreement”). In the event severance would otherwise be
payable under both this Agreement and Retention Agreement, then (i) the Severance Payment (as defined in the
Retention Agreement) shall be in lieu of any SEVERANCE under this Agreement and no payments shall be made
under this Agreement, and (ii) if any SEVERANCE has been paid under this Agreement, the Severance Payment
under the Retention Agreement shall be reduced by the amount of any SEVERANCE that may have been paid
under this Agreement.
As a fundamental condition for this SEVERANCE provision, you agree not to compete with Dollar Tree
for one year if SEVERANCE is triggered. Consequently, during such one year period you will not directly or
indirectly operate or promote within five miles of any Dollar Tree store: 1.) a facility or business of at least 5