News Releases

Dollar General Honors America’s Military Heroes with Veterans Day Savings

Major retailer offers an 11-percent discount to service members, veterans and their families GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is celebrating Veterans Day by offering military service members, veterans and their families a special 11-percent discount on both in-store and online purchases at www.dollargeneral.com on November 11. “Dollar General is happy to offer ... read more

Dollar General Announces Key Management Appointments

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced an enhanced management structure to align the company for continued future growth. In this new structure, Dollar General will be better positioned to improve operational efficiencies and capitalize on the power and scale of the company. In announcing the executive appointments, Rick Dreiling, chairman ... read more

Dollar General Introduces New Fueling Station

Major retailer embarks on fuel pump pilot project at Alabama store location GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE:DG) today announced the introduction of its first fuel station, as part of a test pilot project. The new fuel pumps are located at the Dollar General Market in Hanceville, Alabama. “Dollar General continues to innovate to provide convenience and value for ... read more

Dollar General Presents $72,500 in Grants to Charlotte-Area Elementary Schools

Major retailer partners with Unilever for the “Reading Puts You on the Track to Victory” reading program GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General, in partnership with Unilever, concluded the seventh annual “Reading Puts You on the Track to Victory” reading program by presenting grants totaling $72,500 to more than two dozen Charlotte-area elementary schools. The grants were ... read more

Dollar General Continues to Make Holiday Shopping Affordable and Convenient

Major retailer offers discounts, coupons and bulk toy savings for this holiday season GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With Christmas Day only 78 days away, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) continues to help customers save time and money with new toy discounts, sales sneak peeks, mobile coupons and everyday low prices on new holiday merchandise this season. “Dollar General understands our ... read more

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