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Dollar General Plans to Create 8,000 Net New Career Opportunities in FY 2020

Discount retailer plans to grow employment numbers through organic new store and distribution network growth GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) plans to create more than 8,000 new career opportunities in FY 2020 through anticipated store and distribution center growth. In the past five years alone, Dollar General has added approximately Goodlettsville, Tenn to ... read more

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

Schools, libraries and nonprofit literacy organizations can now apply for funding to support adult, family and summer literacy programs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation opened grant applications for programs aimed at enhancing adult, family, and summer literacy programs in the communities that Dollar General stores serve. Interested ... read more

Dollar General Announces Availability of CBD Products in Select States

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announced the availability of approximately 20 CBD product SKUs in approximately 1,100 stores in Tennessee and Kentucky. The Company also plans to expand the products’ availability to seven more states (Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Vermont) by spring 2020. Dollar General’s CBD assortment ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Strong Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Raises Financial Guidance for Fiscal Year 2019; Announces Fiscal 2020 Real Estate Growth Plans GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2019 third quarter (13 weeks) ended November 1, 2019. Net Sales Increased 8.9%; Same-Store Sales Increased 4.6% Operating Profit Increased 11.1% to $491.4 Million ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcast of Its Third Quarter 2019 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 2019 third quarter on December 5, 2019. In connection with the release, Todd Vasos, chief executive officer, and John Garratt, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on December 5, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. CT/10:00 a.m. ET. To ... read more

Dollar General Celebrates Grand Opening of 16,000th Store in Panama City, Florida

Milestone grand opening includes community celebration; Company demonstrates its mission of Serving Others in donations to local schools PANAMA CITY, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This morning, Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) celebrated the grand opening of its 16,000th store in Panama City, Florida. The Company celebrated the milestone event with a community celebration and donations to two ... read more

Dollar General Announces Plans to Expand to 46 States In 2020

Stores Currently Under Construction in Washington and Wyoming Slated to Expand Dollar General’s Presence GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is excited to announce it is currently under construction on new stores in Washington and Wyoming. When completed, these stores are expected to expand the Company’s presence to 46 states throughout the country. Stores are ... read more

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Announces $2.8 Million for Youth Literacy Initiatives

Youth literacy grants provided to more than 750 schools, libraries and nonprofits aim to support a successful 2019-2020 academic year GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $2.8 million in youth literacy grants that work to help students and educators reach their literacy goals throughout the academic year. The ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Key Management Promotions

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is pleased to announce two key management promotions effective as of August 27, 2019, which aim to further strengthen the Company for current and continued growth. Jeffery C. Owen, 49, has been named chief operating officer with responsibility for store operations, merchandising and supply chain. Owen, a Dollar ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Strong Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Raises Financial Guidance for Fiscal Year 2019 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2019 second quarter (13 weeks) ended August 2, 2019. Net Sales Increased 8.4%; Same-Store Sales Increased 4.0% Operating Profit Increased 5.9% to $577.8 Million, Adjusted Operating Profit Increased 11.6% to $608.8 ... read more