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Dollar General Literacy Foundation Makes Historic Grant Announcement to Support Literacy and Education

$10.5 Million Grant is Largest One-Day Donation in the Foundation’s 28-Year History Nearly 1,000 Schools, Nonprofits and Libraries Receive Funding to Support Literacy and Educational Programs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the organization’s largest one-day grant donation in its 28-year history of more than $10.5 million to ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcast of its First Quarter 2021 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 2021 first quarter ended April 30, 2021, on May 27, 2021. 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 ... read more

Dollar General Partners with Arbor Day Foundation

Company Donates $100,000 Toward Reforestation and Tree Replanting; Efforts Highlight Company’s Mission of Service GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation to extend the Company’s community and environmental stewardship efforts. In addition to a $100,000 donation, which will support planting more than 20,000 ... read more

Dollar General to Donate More Than 100,000 Books to Elementary Schools

In Partnership with Kellogg Company, DG to Provide 100 New Books for New Store Openings GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG), in partnership with Kellogg Company, plans to donate more than 100,000 new books to elementary schools across the country to help celebrate new DG store openings. The program demonstrates the Company’s mission of Serving Others by ... read more

Dollar General Plans to Hire Up to 20,000 New Employees through National Hiring Events

Companywide hiring efforts April 19-23 aimed at recruiting candidates to support operations GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is planning to hire up to 20,000 new employees this spring and will host in-person and virtual hiring events from April 19 through April 23 to support ongoing efforts across store, distribution, transportation and corporate operations. A ... read more

Dollar General Announces Retirement of Mike Kindy

Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain to Step Down in April 2021; Tony Zuazo, Current Senior Vice President of Inventory and Transportation, to Succeed Kindy GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced the planned retirement of Mike Kindy, the Company’s executive vice president of global supply chain, effective April 15, 2021. This press release ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter 2020 Results

Provides Financial Guidance for Fiscal Year 2021 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2020 fourth quarter (13 weeks) and fiscal year (52 weeks) ended January 29, 2021. Fourth Quarter Net Sales Increased 17.6%; Fiscal Year Net Sales Increased 21.6% Fourth Quarter Same-Store Sales Increased 12.7%; ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcast of its Fourth 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 fourth quarter and full year ended January 29, 2021, on March 18, 2021. In connection with the release, Todd Vasos, chief executive officer, Jeff Owen, chief operating officer, and John Garratt, chief financial officer, will host a ... read more

Dollar General Joins the Beyond the Bag Initiative as Value Sector Lead Partner

DG’s 17,000+ stores to serve as key partner in exploring more sustainable solutions to reinvent the retail bag GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announced today its commitment to join the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag as its Value Sector Lead Partner. The Consortium, through its Beyond the Bag Initiative, aims to identify, test and implement viable ... read more

Dollar General Removes Barriers for Frontline Workers to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

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