News Releases

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

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation Launches the Yellow Glasses Project

Program aims to shine a light on literacy and education GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation launched the Yellow Glasses Project, an awareness campaign designed to help shine a light on literacy and foster a brighter future for those in need. Beginning on July 20, customers at more than 16,500 Dollar General stores across the country can ... read more

Dollar General and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation Announce $5 Million Pledge to Support Racial Justice and Education

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tennessee--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are proud to announce a combined $5 million pledge in support of racial equity. “Today’s announcement reflects Dollar General’s commitment to putting words into actions by providing funding to organizations that are working to accelerate racial equity,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2020 first quarter (13 weeks) ended May 1, 2020. Net Sales Increased 27.6%; Same-Store Sales Increased 21.7% Operating Profit Increased 69.2% to $866.8 million Diluted Earnings Per Share (“EPS”) Increased 73.0% to $2.56 Cash Flows From Operations Increased 202.4% ... read more

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Makes Largest One-Day Grant Announcement to Support National Literacy Programs

Grants seek to support educational programs at schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced its largest one-day grant announcement aimed at supporting summer, family and adult literacy programs. In total, the Foundation awarded more than $8.6 million to approximately 970 nonprofit organizations, ... read more
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