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Toggle Summary Dollar General Names Carman Wenkoff as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Wenkoff brings track record of driving retail digital innovation GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced that Carman Wenkoff will join the Company as executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) effective July 10 .
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Toggle Summary Dollar General Declares June 7 as Mississippi Mud Pie Day
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. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To celebrate Dollar General ( NYSE : DG) serving as the exclusive
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Toggle Summary Dollar General Celebrates Grand Opening in Janesville, Wisconsin, of its 14th Distribution Center
Major retailer invests $100 million and creates more than 500 jobs to support Midwest stores GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This morning, nearly 1,000 Dollar General ( NYSE : DG) employees, their families and company executives were joined by U.S.
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Toggle Summary Dollar General Corporation Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
Net Sales Increased 6.5%; Same-Store Sales Increased 0.7% Diluted Earnings Per Share of $1.02 , Including Approximately $0.01 Charge for the Early Retirement of Long-Term Obligations $160 Million of Capital Returned to Shareholders in the Quarter Company Confirms Fiscal Year 2017 Diluted EPS
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Toggle Summary Dollar General to Celebrate Summer with Hot Prices and Exclusive Products
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 and its Fast Way to Save™ exclusive offers,
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Toggle Summary Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards More Than $7.5 Million to Nearly 870 Schools, Nonprofits and Literacy Organizations
Grants provide funding for adult, family and summer literacy programs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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.
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Toggle Summary Dollar General Announces Webcast of its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter Earnings Conference Call
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation ( NYSE : DG) today 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
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Toggle Summary Dollar General Announces Exclusive Share a Coke® Military Campaign
Campaign to honor the military community and provide $25,000 donation to the USO GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In celebration of Coca-Cola Day today and during May's Military Appreciation Month, Dollar General ( NYSE : DG) proudly announces it is teaming up with Coca-Cola on a new Share
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Toggle Summary Dollar General Corporation Announces Pricing of $600.0 Million of Senior Notes
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) (the "Company") today announced the pricing of an offering (the "Offering") of $600.0 million of its 3.875% Senior Notes due 2027 (the "Notes"). The Notes will pay interest at a rate of 3.875% per annum and mature on
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Toggle Summary Dollar General Announces James W. Thorpe to Retire as Chief Merchandising Officer
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation ( NYSE : DG) today 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
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