News Releases

Dollar General Announces David Tehle to Retire as Chief Financial Officer

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that David Tehle, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will retire from Dollar General effective July 1, 2015. “David has served as our CFO for nearly 11 years as Dollar General’s annual revenue grew from $7.7 billion to $18.9 billion and our store count grew 61%. His financial ... read more

Dollar General Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results

Fourth Quarter Sales Increased 9.9%; Fourth Quarter Same-Store Sales Increased 4.9% Fourth Quarter EPS Increased 16% to $1.17 Full Year Sales Increased 8%; Full Year Same-Store Sales Increased 2.8% Fiscal 2014 EPS of $3.49; Adjusted Fiscal 2014 EPS of $3.50 Company Provides 2015 Financial Guidance and Accelerated Store Development Plans for 2016 Company Guidance Assumes Share Repurchases of ... read more

Dollar General Expands into Three New States

Grand opening celebrations in Oregon, Maine and Rhode Island expands major retailer’s presence to 43 states GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This morning, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) marked another significant milestone in its company growth by celebrating new store grand openings in Oregon, Maine and Rhode Island, expanding the major retailer’s presence to 43 states. “It’s very exciting ... read more

Dollar General Corporation to Host Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call on March 12

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and full year ended January 30, 2015, on Thursday, March 12, 2015. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer; Todd Vasos, chief operating officer; and David Tehle, chief financial officer, will host ... read more

Dollar General Announces Rick Dreiling Will Continue as Chairman and CEO

Company Comments on Family Dollar Shareholder Vote GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that Rick Dreiling will continue as chairman and chief executive officer through January 29, 2016 or, if earlier, the appointment of a successor. The Company also commented on the vote by shareholders of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) to ... read more

Dollar General Provides Update on FTC Review of Its Proposed Acquisition of Family Dollar

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today provided an update on the status of its discussions with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO). FTC Review of Dollar General’s Proposed Acquisition of Family Dollar As previously disclosed, since the launch of its tender offer to ... read more

Dollar General Extends Tender Offer to Acquire Family Dollar to January 30, 2015

Remains Committed to Acquiring Family Dollar GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that it has extended its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for $80.00 per share in cash (including associated preferred share purchase rights) to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on January 30, 2015, ... read more

Dollar General Remains Actively Engaged in FTC Regulatory Review Process

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today stated that it remains actively engaged in discussions with the Federal Trade Commission regarding the extent of potential divestitures that would be required in connection with an acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO). Dollar General does not expect to provide any further update prior to the ... read more

Dollar General to Offer Customers Free Shipping on ALL Purchases on Dec. 18

Major retailer provides additional savings for last-minute holiday shoppers; Guarantees in-stock orders to arrive by Dec. 24 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announces free shipping on all purchases made online at www.dollargeneral.com on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, with the guarantee all in-stock purchases will arrive on or before Dec. 24, 2014. No minimum ... read more

Dollar General Responds to Comments from Dollar Tree

Actively Engaged in Ongoing FTC Regulatory Review Process Remains Committed to Acquisition of Family Dollar GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today issued the following statement in response to comments made by Dollar Tree, Inc. (Nasdaq: DLTR) ("Dollar Tree") regarding its view of potential store divestitures that may be required by the Federal ... read more
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