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 effective, July 12. Reiser replaces Jim Thorpe who recently retired. Reiser brings more than 30 years of experience in retail management, private brand sourcing, regulatory affairs as well as being a trained pharmacist.

“Jason is an innovative merchant who has a broad range of experience in discount retail and a track record of leadership excellence,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer. “I believe Jason’s deep understanding of our customer and small-box retail, coupled with his proven ability to drive results, will strengthen our leadership team as we strive to capture future growth opportunities.”

Reiser most recently served as executive vice president and chief operating officer at the Vitamin Shoppe where he had responsibility for merchandising, operations and supply chain. Prior to that, he served as the chief merchandising officer at Family Dollar from 2013 to 2016. Reiser started his retail career as a pharmacy manager for Walmart. From there, he rose through the ranks to positions of increasing responsibility. He served as vice president, merchandising, health and family care for Sam’s Club from 2010 to 2013

Reiser earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Northeastern University.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, clothing for the family, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 13,601 stores in 44 states as of May 5, 2017. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg’s, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.

Contact(s):

Investor Contact:
Mary Winn Pilkington
615-855-5536

Media Contacts:

Dan MacDonald
615-855-5209

Crystal Ghassemi
615-855-5210

Source: Dollar General Corporation

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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, Wow! Wednesday offers and a three-day sale, customers can save even more on items throughout the store between Sunday, March 27 and Saturday, April 2, 2016.

“Dollar General stores throughout the country will be springing into savings next week as we look to provide our customers with even more value for their dollar, complete with deeper discounts available through DG Digital Coupons ” said Jim Thorpe, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. “Customers are encouraged to sign up and apply savings to their account in order to take advantage of these seven days of savings.  We made the week particularly exciting with the addition of numerous private brand offerings through the Fast Way to Save™ digital coupon program, too.”

To enroll or upload coupons through Dollar General Digital Coupons, customers may login to their electronic DG Digital Coupon account either through Dollar General’s website at www.dollargeneral.com/coupons, through the DG mobile app for Android and iPhone smartphones or by texting “JOIN” to 34898.*

Exciting offers currently in effect include:

Fast Way to Save™ Digital Coupon Savings
Powered through the Dollar General Digital Coupon platform, the Fast Way to Save™ program provides customers dozens of exclusive savings only available as DG Digital Coupons. Now through April 16, 2016, customers may download Fast Way to Save™ special offers through the Dollar General Digital Coupon platform.  Offers include exclusive coupons on select Dollar General private brand items, which carry a 100-percent satisfaction guarantee, as well as Mountain Dew®, Pampers®, Downy®, Doritos® and more. All digital coupons may be redeemed only one time through April 16.

Wow! Wednesday Offers
On select Wednesdays this spring, Dollar General will offer customers a special one-time-use opportunity to save on a specific product in stores.  Wow! offers are available for download onto customers’ Dollar General Digital Coupon account exclusively on that particular Wednesday, but may be redeemed through the following Friday.  This exclusive Digital Coupon offers are sure to wow customers!

Offers that go into effect on Sunday, March 27 include:

Three Day Sale
From March 31 to April 2, Dollar General is offering a special three-day sale with savings galore including:

  • Pepsi® or Mountain Dew® six-pack bottles (eight-pack bottles where available) in assorted varieties: 4 for $10
  • Wisk® Deep Clean Laundry Detergent (45.4 oz.): $2.95
  • DG Home™ trash bags in assorted counts and sizes (excludes mega and value packs): Buy one, get a second 50 percent off
  • Clover Valley® cereal in assorted varieties of 11.5 – 20 oz.: 2 for $3
  • Swiffer® Sweeper® refills wet cloth with Gain® 24 count: $6.50

Instant Savings

  • Save $5 instantly with a $15 or more purchase of brands including Scrubbing Bubbles®, Windex®, Pledge®, Glade®, Cottonelle® and Scott®.  Sale items with these brands include:
    • Scrubbing Bubbles® Aerosol 22 oz. or Foaming with Bleach Trigger or Multi Surface Disinfectant Spray 32 oz. or Windex® Cleaner 26 oz. in assorted varieties: $3 each
    • Cottonelle® bath tissue in 12 Big rolls in assorted varieties or Scott® paper towels in 6 Mega rolls: $4.95
    • Glade® candle 3.4 oz or Wax Melts 6 count or Plugins® scented oil refills in one count in assorted scents: $2.75 each
    • Pledge® Lemon clean furniture spray or multi surface antibacterial cleaner citrus scent in 9.7 oz: $4
  • Save $2 instantly with an $8 or more purchase on any Suave® products. Sale Suave® items include:
    • Suave® styling products in three to 11 oz, Shampoo or conditioner in 12-28 oz containers (excludes Keratin and Moroccan 28 oz products), Kids two in one shampoo plus conditioner in 22.5 oz or 18 oz body lotion in assorted varieties: $3 each
    • Suave® invisible solid deodorant TWIN PACK 2-2.6 oz each in assorted varieties: $2.75 each
    • Suave® body wash in 12-18 oz in assorted varieties: $2 each (18 oz BONUS size available while supplies last)

Weekly Specials

  • Save $5 on your next purchase when you spend $15 or more on brands including Gain®, Tide®, Era®, Dreft®, Febreeze®, Downy®, Cascade®, Dawn® or Charmin®. Sale items with these brands include:
    • Gain® liquid laundry detergent in 24-32 load/50oz or Powder 40 load sizes in assorted scents: $4.95
      • Save an additional $2 with DG Digital Coupons.
    • Febreeze® Small Spaces 1 count, Car 1 count, Wax Melts 6 count or Air Effects 9.7 oz in assorted scents (excludes Febreeze® Air Effects Heavy Duty): $2.95
      • Save an additional $3 will you buy two with DG Digital Coupons.
    • Dawn® ultra dish liquid 56 oz in assorted scents OR Cascade® Action Pacs Citrus 28 count, Clorox® Lemon 23 count, Complete® 22 count or Platinum 17 count: $5.95
      • Save an additional $1 with DG Digital Coupons.
    • Era® liquid laundry detergent 96 load/150 oz or Tide® 36-48 load/69-75 oz or Powder 47 load/66 oz: $8.95
    • Charmin® Basic® bath tissue 20 double rolls or Ultra Strong® eight Mega rolls: $8.95
  • Coca-Cola® Diet Coke® or Sprite® two liter products: Buy two, get one free. Must purchase three to get the discounted price. CA CRV or deposit where applicable.
  • Edy’s® Grand Ice Cream 48 oz or Tombstone® original pizza 12 inch in assorted varieties: $3
    • Save an additional $1 when you buy 2 Tombstone pizzas with DG Digital Coupons.

For additional information, photographs or items to supplement a story, please visit the DG Newsroom here or contact the Media Relations Department at 1-877-944-DGPR (3477) or via email at dgpr@dg.com.

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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years through its mission of Serving Others. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates 12,483 stores in 43 states as of January 29, 2016. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.

Dollar General launches seven straight days of exclusive savings between Nov. 22 and Nov. 28

Retailer offers quality and value on major holiday categories

  • Days of savings include incredible savings on Thanksgiving Day both online and at more than 12,000 retail locations.
  • Three days of toy savings of buy one, get one 75 percent off on Nov. 26-28; 70 percent of toy assortment is licensed and branded.
  • Specials begin on Sunday, Nov. 22 and continue through Saturday, Nov. 28 on all major holiday categories including electronics, toys, gifts, apparel and food.

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., 2015-11-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Customers can take advantage of seven straight days of exclusive savings for their holiday shopping at more than 12,000 Dollar General retail locations and online at www.dollargeneral.com between Sunday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 28.

“Dollar General is excited to offer customers great savings and value on this season’s most popular items including toys, electronics, home décor and foods,” said Jim Thorpe, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. “Our commitment to helping customers stretch their budget this holiday is reflected throughout our stores with low prices in every category to ensure our customers can celebrate affordably.”

Shoppers looking to take advantage of in-store sales may shop stores from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Black Friday. Normal hours of operation resume on Saturday, November 28, 2015.

Highlights of items featured during the seven days of savings include:

Four-Day Savings (Sunday, Nov. 22 through Wednesday, Nov. 25)

  • Select Coca-Cola® 2 liter products: Three for $3 (Must purchase three to get discounted price)
  • Craig® Lighted Bluetooth Tower Speaker: $25
  • Disney® Infinity 3.0 Edition Starter Pack: $45
  • Sylvania® DVD player: $14
  • DG® Home heavy duty or alkaline batteries: Buy one, get one free (Must purchase two to get discounted price)
  • Libby’s® canned vegetables: Three for $1

Thanksgiving Day-Only Specials on Thursday, Nov. 26

  • 50 percent off all trees, ornaments and tree toppers
  • All ASOTV® items: Buy one, get one free (Must purchase two to get discounted price)
  • Alcatel Onetouch® Pixi Glitch™: $1
  • Sylvania® seven-inch portable DVD player: $34
  • Seven-inch family tablet: $32
  • Emerson® Action Camera: $18
  • Sega® or Atari® gaming consoles: $28
  • Men’s Open Trails® denim jeans: $7
  • Frozen Olaf waffle maker: $10
  • Indoor/Outdoor 100-count mini lights: $1
  • Ladies’ or girls’ faux suede classic boots: $5

Three-Day Savings (Thursday, Nov. 26 through Saturday, Nov. 28)

  • Toys: Buy one, get one 75 percent off Must purchase two to get discounted price; Excludes ASOTV®, electronics and Disney® Infinity Figures and Starter Packs.
  • Disney® Infinity individual figures: Two for $15 (Must purchase two to get discounted price)
  • Fiber optic decorations: 25 percent off
  • All licensed comforters: $25
  • All candles or wax warmer gift set: 50 percent off
  • Pillow pals: $15
  • Toastmaster® appliances: $15
  • Men’s and ladies’ Gildan® fleece crewnecks or pants: Two for $10 (Must purchase two to get discounted price)

In addition to in-store savings, Dollar General will offer e-commerce shoppers free shipping with any pre-tax purchase of $40 or more. Customers who sign up to receive Dollar General emails can also receive additional discounts on shipping rates. Visit www.dollargeneral.com for more information.

Additional information, photographs, stock footage and story ideas are available online at Dollar General’s newsroom or by contacting the Media Relations Department at 1-877-944-DGPR (3477) or via email at dgpr@dg.com.

About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, clothing for the family, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates 12,396 stores in 43 states as of October 30, 2015. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.

Contact(s):

Dollar General Corporation
Media Hotline: 1-877-944-DGPR (3477)
dgpr@dg.com
or
Dan MacDonald, 615-855-5209
or
Crystal Ghassemi, 615-855-5210

About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, clothing for the family, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With 12,396 stores in 43 states as of October 30, 2015, Dollar General is America’s largest small-box discount retailer offering multi-price point merchandise. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.

Dollar General helps customers stretch their budget this holiday season

Major retailer provides product assortment to save customers time and money this holiday

  • Major retailer provides savings on popular gift options, electronics, entertaining supplies and food with weekly specials, discounts and digital coupons to help customers further stretch their budget this holiday season.
  • Dollar General offers a wide selection of toys, of which 70 percent is licensed and branded in 2015; Offers a 25 percent instant discount on all qualifying toy purchases of $75 or more.
  • All sales and promotions are available at more than 12,000 retail locations or online at www.dollargeneral.com.

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.,  2015-11-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dollar General (NYSE: DG) continues to help customers stretch their budget this holiday season with an assortment of toys, gifts, food, entertaining needs and more with digital coupons, hot deals and everyday low prices both online and at more than 12,000 convenient locations.

“Dollar General’s holiday selection will offer customers the top items on their holiday lists including brand name toys, popular gift cards, numerous gift options including electronics and apparel, affordable décor and delicious food options,” said Jim Thorpe, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. “Additionally, with weekly specials throughout the holiday season, everyday discounts on qualifying toy purchases, Dollar General Digital Coupons and our everyday values throughout the store, we are keeping true to our brand promise to help save customers time and money, every day.”

Hot Deals
Both now and throughout the holiday season, Dollar General will offer online and storewide savings on electronics, gaming items, toys, gift options, small kitchen appliances, foods and more. Additional exciting specials on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday will further allow customers the opportunity to stretch their budget and save more on everything to make this holiday the most memorable one yet.

Digital Coupons
Available through the Dollar General app or online at www.dg.com/coupons, Dollar General’s Digital Coupons provide an easy-to-use and convenient way to save more this holiday. This season, digital coupons can help customers save on their overall purchase, provide exclusive one-day specials and offer additional savings on America’s most popular brand names and Dollar General’s 100% satisfaction-guaranteed private brands.

Gift Ideas
Toy Discount
Dollar General is offering customers an immediate 25% discount off all qualifying toy purchases of $75 or more, both in stores and online, this holiday through December 24, 2015. Save on popular and major brand-name toys for children including popular Star Wars™, Frozen™, Monster High™, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ and My Little Pony® Equestria™ merchandise. Dollar General carries a large selection of licensed products from top name brands including Mattel®, Fisher Price®, Hasbro®, Disney®, Nickelodeon®, Marvel® and more.

All Dollar General stores are also collecting toys to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation or a local toy drive through Dec. 10, 2015.

DIY Gifts
Giving a meaningful DIY gift can be fun to make and personalized to each recipient. Tasty treats using $1 canning jars, cookie mixes or candies and inexpensive décor are affordable and great ideas for teachers, service providers and neighbors. Other DIY gifts include adorning a $1 ornament to a Starbucks®, Apple® or other gift card or making a basket of a recipient’s favorite snacks. Finally, the gift of convenience is always appreciated with Dollar General’s automatic renewal program. With items from more than 20 categories like coffee, diapers, pet needs and more, recipients can have items delivered straight to their doorstep on a monthly or weekly basis.

Electronics
Electronics including a seven-inch family tablet, action camera and licensed video games are not only a great gift, but incredibly affordable at Dollar General this holiday.

Apparel
Fashionable apparel for the entire family makes a great gift and Dollar General’s affordable prices allow customers to buy more for less. With options including sweaters, tops, loungewear, sleepwear, undergarments, accessories, shoes, jeans and more available for babies, children, juniors, women and men, apparel makes a stylish and practical gift option.

Home Décor
This year’s popular home décor trends are represented throughout Dollar General’s assortment of bedding, towels, shower curtains, lamps, pillows, rugs, window curtains and kitchen accessories. Recipients of home décor items from the trusted Comfort Bay® brand can enjoy quality and trend-right options all year long, not just during the holidays.

Seasonal Accents
The holidays are a wonderful time of the year to create an indoor winter wonderland with modern, traditional and country-themed schemes to decorate throughout the home including the front door, mantle, tree and everywhere else. Affordable garland, artificial trees, lights, pillows, throws, ribbons, bows, wrapping paper and so much more is the perfect way to accentuate any home this holiday.

In addition to great low prices in more than 12,000 stores across the 43 states Dollar General serves, customers may also shop from the comfort of their home at www.dollargeneral.com with exclusive online savings throughout the season including free shipping days and discounts. Dollar General email subscribers can also take advantage of special shipping discounts.

Additional information, photographs, stock footage and story ideas are available online at Dollar General’s newsroom or by contacting the Media Relations Department at 1-877-944-DGPR (3477) or via email at dgpr@dg.com.

About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, clothing for the family, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With 12,396 stores in 43 states as of October 30, 2015, Dollar General is America’s largest small-box discount retailer offering multi-price point merchandise. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.

Contact(s):

Dollar General Corporation
Media Hotline: 1-877-944-DGPR (3477)
dgpr@dg.com
or
Dan MacDonald, 615-855-5209
or
Crystal Ghassemi, 615-855-5210

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, clothing for the family, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With 12,396 stores in 43 states as of October 30, 2015, Dollar General is America’s largest small-box discount retailer offering multi-price point merchandise. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.

SOURCE:  Dollar General Corporation