News Releases

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

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcast of its First 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 first quarter on May 28, 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 May 28, 2020, at 9:00 ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Change in Location of 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders; Meeting to Be Held Virtually

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today gives notice that its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. CT (the “Meeting”) will be conducted solely through virtual means due to continuing concerns regarding the health and safety of its shareholders, employees, directors, and other guests arising from the ... read more

Dollar General Opens First Store in Washington State

Store opening expands Dollar General’s presence to 46 states GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced the recent opening of its first store in Washington state, increasing its national presence to 46 states. This store opening in Cathlamet will provide Wahkiakum County residents with household essentials at everyday low prices in a convenient location. ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Pricing of $1.5 Billion of Senior Notes

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) (“Dollar General” or the “Company”) today announced the pricing of an offering (the “Offering”) of $1.0 billion of its 3.500% Senior Notes due 2030 (the “2030 Notes”) and $500.0 million of its 4.125% Senior Notes due 2050 (the “2050 Notes” and, together with the 2030 Notes, the “Notes”). The 2030 Notes will pay ... read more

Dollar General Announces Discount to Medical, Guardsmen and First Responder Communities

Major Retailer Demonstrates its Appreciation to Front-Line Individuals with 10 Percent Discount GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beginning today, Dollar General is proud to provide all medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying purchases*. Individuals can present their employment badge or ID at more than 16,300 stores ... read more