News Releases

Dollar General Opens 11,000th Store

America’s largest retailer celebrates milestone in Murfreesboro, Tenn. GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today opened its 11,000th store, further distinguishing itself as the retailer with the most stores in the United States. The company hosted a community celebration this morning to mark the grand opening of the 11,000th store, which is located in ... read more

Dollar General Ranks No.98 on 2013 InformationWeek Magazine’s Top 500

Major Retailer’s Information Technology Team Recognized for Superior Innovation GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced it ranked no. 98 on this year’s InformationWeek magazine’s top 500 information technology innovators in the U.S. This is Dollar General’s first time to be included in the rankings. The full list can be on www.informationweek.com/500. ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Record Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results

Second Quarter Same-Store Sales Increased 5.1%; Total Sales Increased 11.3% Second Quarter EPS of $0.75; Adjusted EPS of $0.77 Company Confirms 2013 Earnings Guidance GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported record sales, operating profit and net income for its fiscal 2013 second quarter (13 weeks) ended August 2, 2013. “Dollar General ... read more

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards More Than $2.5 Million to Approximately 650 Schools, Nonprofits and Literacy Organizations across the U.S.

Grants provide funding for youth literacy programs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dollar General Literacy Foundation today awarded more than $2.5 million in grants to approximately 650 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations to support youth literacy programs. “Youth literacy grants from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation are awarded at the beginning of the academic ... read more

Dollar General Honors 10 Employees with Individual Performance Awards

Employees recognized for their commitment in the growth of the company GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) recently recognized 10 outstanding district managers with an Individual Performance Award for their commitment and dedication to the growth and success of the company over the past year. Presented at a recent company meeting, these employees exceed ... read more

Dollar General Corporation to Webcast Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call on September 4

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2013 second quarter ended August 2, 2013, on the morning of Wednesday, September 4, 2013. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, and David Tehle, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on September 4, ... read more

Dollar General Honors Seven Employees with Serving Others Award

Employees recognized for their commitment to company’s mission of Serving Others GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE:DG) today announced seven employees were recognized with a Serving Others Award for their commitment to the company’s mission of Serving Others through their volunteerism, philanthropy and dedication to organizations in their communities. The award is ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Share Repurchases of $200 Million

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced the completion of $200 million in share repurchases of its common stock in the open market. "The strength of our balance sheet coupled with our strong cash flow generation makes this an opportune time to return cash to our shareholders. We are committed to optimizing our capital structure, while ... read more

Dollar General Reports First Quarter 2013 Financial Results

First Quarter Same-Store Sales Increased 2.6%; Total Sales Improved 8.5% Reported First Quarter EPS of $0.67; Adjusted EPS of $0.71, up 13% Company Updates Financial Outlook GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported record sales, operating profit and net income for its fiscal 2013 first quarter (13 weeks) ended May 3, 2013. “For the ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Upcoming Webcasts; Provides First Quarter Earnings Conference Call Information

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the following information regarding its 2013 first quarter earnings conference call and upcoming webcasts for investors and the financial community. 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders – May 29 Dollar General plans to webcast its 2013 annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at ... read more