Dollar General Literacy Foundation supports youth literacy programs with $4 million donation to schools, organizations and nonprofits

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Sep-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — This morning (September 07, 2017), the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $4 million in grants to more than 960 schools, organizations and nonprofits to support youth literacy programs. Awarded annually at the academic school year’s inception, these grants help support teachers, schools and nonprofit organizations throughout […]

Dollar General Corporation announces the retirement of its EVP and CMO James “Jim” W. Thorpe

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today ( March 16, 2017) announced James “Jim” W. Thorpe , executive vice president and chief merchandising officer (CMO), will retire from Dollar General effective April 15, 2017. “Jim’s strong understanding of our core customer and passion for our business have been […]

Dollar General Corporation to report 2QFY2016 financial results ended July 29, 2016 on August 25, 2016

GOODLETTSVILLE, 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2016 second quarter ended July 29, 2016, on Thursday, August 25, 2016. In connection with the announcement, Todd Vasos, chief executive officer, and John Garratt, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on Thursday, August […]

Dollar General Corporation announces financial results for its 2016 first quarter ended April 29, 2016

Net Sales Increased 7%; Same-Store Sales Increased 2.2% Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 23% to $1.03 Operating Profit Improved 12%; Operating Profit Margin Expanded 42 Basis Points Over $300 Million of Capital Returned to Shareholders Through Combination of 2.7 Million Shares Repurchased and Dividends Paid in the Quarter Board of Directors Declares Second Quarter 2016 […]

Dollar General Corporation announces new distribution center in Jackson, Georgia

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2016-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced it purchased land in Jackson, Georgia, which sits in both Butts and Spalding counties, to serve as the location for the new distribution center the company plans to construct in the central part of the state. It will be the 15th facility […]

Dollar General Corporation names Michael M. Calbert as non-executive chairman of the Board effective January 30, 2016

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2016-Jan-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced that Rick Dreiling will step down as a member and the chairman of the board of directors of Dollar General effective January 29, 2016 and it has named Michael M. “Mike” Calbert as non-executive chairman effective January 30, 2016. Calbert has been a […]

Dollar General Corporation to pay quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on its common stock

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be payable on January 6, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 23, 2015. About Dollar […]

Dollar General Corporation announced quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on its common stock

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.,  2015-8-27— /EPR Retail News/ —  Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be payable on September 30, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 16, 2015. About Dollar […]