Dollar General becomes the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference 2017-2018

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is excited to partner with the Big 12 Conference and ESPN Events to serve as the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference for the 2017-2018 academic year. Additionally, the major discount retailer will serve as the Conference’s Official Homegating and […]

Dollar General donates $50,000 to American Red Cross to support Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is supporting the American Red Cross with a $50,000 corporate donation to support the relief and recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana following devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey. Now through September 9, 2017, Dollar General stores are also collecting donations to benefit American […]

Dollar General opens its 14,000th store location

Dollar General opens its 14,000th store location   GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) reached a new milestone this morning as it hosted hundreds of excited customers in Dauphin, Pennsylvania to celebrate the grand opening of the company’s 14,000th store location. “Dollar General is excited to celebrate our company’s continued […]

Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer

Dollar General appoints Jason Reiser as EVP and chief merchandising officer   Reiser brings over 30 years of retail experience to Dollar General GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today (June 22, 2017) announced that Jason Reiser will join the Company as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer […]

Dollar General welcomes Carman Wenkoff as EVP and chief information officer

Dollar General welcomes Carman Wenkoff as EVP and chief information officer   Wenkoff brings track record of driving retail digital innovation GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today (June 21, 2017) announced that Carman Wenkoff will join the Company as executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) effective […]

Dollar General the exclusive retailer of the newest OREO Mississippi Mud Pie Flavor Creme Chocolate Sandwich Cookie

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Commemorates the Day with Official Statewide Proclamation; Dollar General and OREO Celebrate the Flavors of the Magnolia State with Free Product with Purchase GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate Dollar General (NYSE: DG) serving as the exclusive retailer of the newest, limited-edition OREO, the company is excited […]

Dollar General opens its 14th distribution center located at Janesville, Wisconsin

Dollar General opens its 14th distribution center located at Janesville, Wisconsin   Major retailer invests $100 million and creates more than 500 jobs to support Midwest stores GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Jun-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — This morning (June 03, 2017), nearly 1,000 Dollar General (NYSE: DG) employees, their families and company executives were joined by […]

Dollar General kicks off summer season With exciting coupon savings and exclusive offers

Dollar General kicks off summer season With exciting coupon savings and exclusive offers   GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-May-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — The official start to summer may be more than a month away, but Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is starting the season’s celebration early! With exciting coupon savings through Dollar General’s Digital Coupon program […]

Dollar General Literacy Foundation provides funding for adult, family and summer literacy programs

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $7.5 million in literacy grants to nearly 870 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools this morning. Awarded funds are aimed at supporting adult, family and summer literacy programs within a 20-mile radius of a Dollar General store […]

Dollar General schedules webcasts of its 2017 annual shareholders meeting and its 1Q 2017 earnings conference call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today (May 10, 2017) announced the following information regarding webcasts of its 2017 annual meeting of shareholders and its first quarter earnings conference call. 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders – May 31 Dollar General plans to webcast its 2017 annual meeting of […]

Dollar General and Coca-Cola honor service members with new Share a Coke® patriotic can

Dollar General and Coca-Cola honor service members with new Share a Coke® patriotic can   Campaign to honor the military community and provide $25,000 donation to the USO GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-May-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of Coca-Cola Day today (May 08, 2017) and during May’s Military Appreciation Month, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) […]

Dollar General to build its 16th distribution center located in Amsterdam, New York

Project expected to create 430 jobs in Montgomery County when fully operational; Facility to serve as 16th distribution center for major discount retailer GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today (February 22, 2017) announced plans to build the company’s 16th distribution center in Amsterdam, New York, located in Montgomery […]

Dollar General opens its newest store in Hankinson, North Dakota

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) expanded its presence into its 44th state this morning (February 11, 2017) as doors opened for business at the company’s newest store in Hankinson, North Dakota. The company is also planning official grand opening celebrations for six additional stores in the state through […]

Dollar General to create 10,000 new jobs as a result of continued growth in 2017

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2017-Feb-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) intends to create approximately 10,000 new jobs in 2017 as the result of 1,000 planned new store openings and two new state-of-the-art distribution centers. The creation of these approximate 10,000 new jobs will be a roughly nine percent overall increase to its […]

Dollar General and The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to assist families affected by wildfires near the Great Smoky Mountains

Families to receive Dollar General gift cards, cash and toys in a gift totaling more than $300,000 Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is partnering with The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to donate $200,000 in Dollar General gift cards to assist families rebuilding after the devastating wildfires near […]

Dollar General and Lisa Frank launches two new adult coloring posters just in time for the holidays

Dollar General and Lisa Frank launches two new adult coloring posters just in time for the holidays   Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2016-Nov-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the holidays, Dollar General and Lisa Frank are thrilled to announce two new adult 11×16 coloring posters, a new adult coloring kit and a reprint of the four […]

Dollar General announces fundraising and toy drive for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Toys for Tots Foundation

Company furthers its mission of Serving Others through in-store collections for the St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation and local toy drives Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2016-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General will continue its mission of Serving Others this holiday season with its ongoing commitment to support […]

Dollar General unveils its 2016 in-store and online offerings throughout the holiday season

Eleven percent discount on November 11 for active duty and veteran military members and their families recognizes and honors their service and sacrifice. Extended store hours provide customers with additional convenience to purchase exciting gifts, décor, apparel, toys, electronics, assorted grocery and food items and other holiday necessities. Goodlettsville, Tenn., 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ […]

Dollar General joins White House First Job Recruiting and Hiring Compact to help connect Opportunity Youth to their first jobs

Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today (October 11, 2016) signed the White House First Job Recruiting and Hiring Compact in support of President Obama’s call to action for communities and businesses to help connect out-of-school, out-of-work youth (Opportunity Youth) to their first jobs. As part of its commitment, Dollar General will […]

Dollar General to hire 10,000 new employees to support planned store openings

Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Within the next month, Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) intends to hire 10,000 new employees to support planned store openings and fill current vacancies.  To support that goal, approximately 600 localized hiring events will be held through September 24 where interested applicants may meet with local store […]

Dollar General to serve as the title sponsor of the Mobile, Alabama bowl game

Mobile, Alabama, 2016-Aug-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (August 17, 2016), bowl officials announced Dollar General will serve as the title sponsor of the Mobile, Alabama bowl game. Played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama, the Dollar General Bowl will feature teams from the Mid-American and Sun Belt Conferences.  The 2016 Dollar General Bowl will […]

Dollar General opens its 13,000th store location in Birmingham, Alabama

Dollar General opens its 13,000th store location in Birmingham, Alabama   GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Alongside hundreds of excited customers in attendance for a community celebration, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) officially opened the company’s 13,000th store location this morning in Birmingham, Alabama. The store’s opening marks another major milestone for the […]

Dollar General expands operations with completed purchase of 41 former Walmart Express locations across 11 states

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2016-Aug-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE:DG) announced today it has completed the purchase of 41 former Walmart Express locations across 11 states. Dollar General anticipates relocating 40 existing Dollar General stores into the purchased sites by October 2016 and entering one new market as part of the purchase. Terms of the […]

Dollar General welcomed hundreds of visitors to Music City Center in downtown Nashville, TN for its 2nd annual Day of Beauty

Goodlettsville, Tennessee , 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General welcomed hundreds of visitors to Music City Center in downtown Nashville, Tennessee this afternoon for its second annual Day of Beauty, a free community event focused on multi-cultural health and beauty. Participants enjoyed a panel discussion with beauty bloggers and celebrity hair stylist Kim Kimble, […]

Dollar General announces sales and exclusive offers throughout the month of July

Goodlettsville, Tennessee , 2016-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General is matching July’s hot, summer temperatures with sizzling sales and specials throughout the store this month!  From summer entertaining items and back-to-school needs to everyday essentials, Dollar General stores and Dollar General online is offering exceptional value on all summer needs. “Our focus is to […]

Dollar General opens its 13th distribution center in San Antonio, Texas; creates more than 500 local jobs

Major retailer invests $100 million and creates more than 500 jobs to support southwest stores San Antonio, Texas, 2016-Jun-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — This morning (June 4, 2016), nearly 1,000 people including Dollar General (NYSE:DG) employees and their families, company executives and local government leaders celebrated the grand opening of the discount retailer’s 13th distribution […]

Dollar General launches Spring Fast Way to Save™ digital coupon program

Launch of Spring Fast Way to Save™ Digital Coupon Offers, Wow! Wednesday Offers, Three-Day Sales, Instant Savings and Weekly Specials to Further Help Customers Stretch Their Budget Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 2016-Mar-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Savings are springing up in every aisle next week at Dollar General!  From digital coupons and instant savings to weekly specials, […]

Dollar General donates $25,000 and collects donations to support American Red Cross in its flood relief efforts

Goodlettsville, Tennessee, 2016-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General today donated $25,000 to the American Red Cross to provide aid to individuals and communities impacted by recent floods. Additionally, all Dollar General stores across the 43 states it serves have immediately begun collecting donations to further support ongoing relief efforts by the American Red Cross. […]

Dollar General promotions: John W. Garratt as CFO; Anita C. Elliott as Chief Accounting Officer

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2015-12-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced the promotion of John W. Garratt to executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective December 2, 2015. Garratt has served as Dollar General’s interim CFO since June 2015 and previously served as its senior vice president of finance and strategy since […]

Dollar General Q3 2015: we executed well in a retail environment very similar to the second quarter

Net Sales Increased 7.3%; Same-Store Sales Increased 2.3% Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 10% to $0.86; Adjusted Diluted EPS Increased 11% to $0.88 Incremental $1 Billion Share Repurchase Authorization Announced $1.2 Billion of Capital Returned to Shareholders Year to Date Through Combination of 13.4 Million Shares Repurchased and Dividends Paid Company Updates 2015 Financial Guidance […]