News Releases

Dollar General Promotes Emily Taylor to Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer

Major Retailer Also Announces Other Organizational Changes GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced Emily Taylor has been named executive vice president and chief merchandising officer effective today. Taylor, who formerly served as senior vice president of channel innovation, brings more than two decades of leadership excellence and expertise to ... read more

A $4 Million Difference: Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Funds to Support a Successful 2020-2021 School Year

Nearly 850 schools, libraries and nonprofit organizations receive funds to support youth literacy programs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently announced plans to help make a difference during the upcoming academic year with the award of more than $4 million in literacy grants. With these funds, educators at nearly 850 schools, libraries and ... read more

Dollar General Provides $50,000 to Support American Red Cross Efforts

Support to Communities Impacted by Hurricane Laura Includes Donation and In-Store Collections GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To support the relief and recovery efforts following Hurricane Laura, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announces plans to support the American Red Cross with a $50,000 corporate donation. The Company is also accepting in-store collections at more than 16,700 Dollar ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Scheduled to Participate in the Barclays 2020 Global Consumer Staples Conference and the Goldman Sachs 27th Annual Global Retailing Conference

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that Dollar General management plans to participate in a virtual fireside chat at the Barclays 2020 Global Consumer Staples Conference on September 9, 2020 at 11:20 a.m. ET. A live webcast will be available at https://investor.dollargeneral.com under “News & Events, Events & Presentations,” and a ... read more

Dollar General Promotes Kathy Reardon to Executive Vice President

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced the promotion of Kathy Reardon to executive vice president and chief people officer effective today. Reardon joined Dollar General in 2009 and has most recently served as senior vice president and chief people officer since March 2019. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

Announces Acceleration of Key Strategic Initiatives GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2020 second quarter (13 weeks) ended July 31, 2020. Net Sales Increased 24.4%; Same-Store Sales Increased 18.8% Operating Profit Increased 80.5% to $1.0 billion Diluted Earnings Per Share (“EPS”) Increased 89.1% ... read more

Dollar General Celebrates its Employee Assistance Foundation’s 15th Anniversary with $5 Million Donation

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This morning, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announced a $5 million donation to the Dollar General Employee Assistance Foundation to help commemorate the nonprofit’s 15th anniversary. “While we hope our fellow employees never experience difficult times and need support from the Employee Assistance Foundation, we are glad we can offer much-needed assistance ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcast of its Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that it plans to release its financial results for the fiscal 2020 second quarter on August 27, 2020. In connection with the release, Todd Vasos, chief executive officer, Jeff Owen, chief operating officer, and John Garratt, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on August 27, 2020, at ... read more

Dollar General Announces New Traditional Distribution Center and DG Fresh Cold Storage Facilities

Expanded Distribution Footprint Represents Local Investments and Creation of Approximately 600 New Jobs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced plans to expand its distribution center presence through the anticipated addition of one traditional distribution center in Walton, Kentucky and three DG Fresh cold storage facilities in Bowling Green, ... read more

Dollar General Announces 2020 Supplier and Diversity Innovation Summit

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced plans for its 2020 Supplier and Diversity Innovation Summit, which will be held on September 16. This virtual event will provide companies holding a wide variety of diversity certifications that have not sold products to the Company within the past 18 months with an opportunity to meet with Dollar ... read more