News Releases

Dollar General Seeks to Hire 10,000 New Employees in May

Major retailer recruits candidates through nationwide hiring fairs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To support its strong growth and fill current vacancies, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is planning to hire 10,000 new employees in May for its store and distribution center locations. Career fairs to recruit candidates will be held throughout the month in the 40 states the company serves. ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Offering of $1.3 Billion of Senior Notes

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) (the “Company”) today announced an offering of $1.3 billion of Senior Notes due 2018 and Senior Notes due 2023 (collectively, the "Notes"). Concurrently with and conditioned upon the issuance of the Notes, the Company expects to enter into new senior unsecured credit facilities consisting of a $1.0 billion ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces 30.0 Million Share Secondary Offering

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced an underwritten secondary public offering of 30.0 million common shares. The shares are being sold by certain existing shareholders. No shares are being sold by the Company in this offering, and it will not receive any proceeds from the offering. In connection with the offering, certain of the selling ... read more

Dollar General Announces Upcoming Retirement of Susan Lanigan, EVP and General Counsel

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced that Susan Lanigan, executive vice president and general counsel, has decided to retire from Dollar General later this year after nearly 11 years with the company. “Susan’s career has been nothing short of remarkable at Dollar General. Her knowledge of complex legal and regulatory issues has ... read more

Dollar General Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results

Fourth Quarter Same-Store Sales Increased 3.0%; Full Year Same-Store Sales Increased 4.7% Fourth Quarter EPS of $0.97, including $0.02 per share impact of retroactive income tax credits Full Year Adjusted EPS of $2.91; Full Year Reported EPS of $2.85 Company Increases Share Repurchase Authorization by $500 Million Company Provides Strong 2013 Financial Outlook GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS ... read more

Dollar General Corporation to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2012 Financial Results on March 25

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As previously announced, Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and full year ended February 1, 2013, on Monday, March 25, 2013. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, and David Tehle, chief financial officer, will host a conference ... read more

Dollar General to Open 635 New Stores and Create Approximately 6,000 New Jobs in 2013

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) will continue its consistent record of positive job growth in 2013 with the creation of 6,000 new jobs, and the planned addition of 635 new stores and 550 relocations. With the addition of these jobs in 2013, Dollar General will have created approximately 30,000 jobs in the last six years. “Dollar General’s continued ... read more