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Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards over $6 Million to 700 Schools, Nonprofits and Literacy Organizations across the U.S.

Grants provide funding for adult, family and summer literacy programs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of over $6 million in grants to 700 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations across the 40 states Dollar General (NYSE:DG) serves to support adult, family and summer literacy programs. “At Dollar General, we are ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcasts of its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the following information regarding webcasts of its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders and its first quarter earnings conference call. 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders – May 29 Dollar General plans to webcast its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. CT/10:00 ... read more

Dollar General Donates $75,000 to American Red Cross Across Storm-Ravaged Areas

Major retailer provides funds to support disaster relief efforts GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In keeping with its mission of Serving Others, Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is helping in the recovery and rebuilding efforts following the severe storms in the south. Dollar General is donating $75,000 to the American Red Cross and will immediately begin collecting donations at its more than ... read more

Dollar General to Collect Funds to Benefit Autism Speaks

Major retailer furthers its mission of Serving Others GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Throughout April 2014, more than 11,000 Dollar General retail locations across the country will collect donations to benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. “For the fifth consecutive year, Dollar General is proud to support Autism Speaks in their research ... read more

Dollar General Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results

Full Year Sales Increased 9.2%; Full Year Same-Store Sales Increased 3.3% Fourth Quarter Sales Increased 6.8%; Fourth Quarter Same-Store Sales Increased 1.3% Fiscal 2013 EPS of $3.17; Adjusted Fiscal 2013 EPS Increased 10% to $3.20 Fourth Quarter EPS Increased to $1.01 Company Provides 2014 Financial Guidance GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today ... read more

Dollar General Corporation to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Results on March 13

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2013 fourth quarter and full year ended January 31, 2014, on Thursday, March 13, 2014. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, and David Tehle, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on Thursday, March ... read more

Dollar General Creates a Reading Revolution

Major Retailer Donated $840,000 and Surprised 21 Schools Across the Country GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This morning, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) will culminate the inaugural year of its Reading Revolution program when representatives surprise students, teachers and administration with a major donation of $40,000 to support and enhance literacy at Odessa High School in Odessa, ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Record Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results

Third Quarter Same-Store Sales Increased 4.4%; Total Sales Increased 10.5% Third Quarter EPS Increased 19% to $0.74; Adjusted EPS Increased 14% to $0.72 Announces $200 Million of Share Repurchases in the Third Quarter and Increases Share Repurchase Authorization by $1.0 Billion Updates 2013 Financial Guidance GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today ... read more

Dollar General and Hostess® Provide a Sweet Deal for Customers

Major retailer partners with Hostess’s Sweetest Comeback in the History of Ever™ GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beginning this morning, Dollar General customers and Hostess lovers will rejoice as the majority of Dollar General’s 11,000 retail locations open with their shelves just a little sweeter. Today concludes a three-week rollout of five new Hostess products including ... read more

Dollar General Announces Exclusive Holiday Savings

Extension of everyday value and convenience helps customers celebrate affordably GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) begins 34 days of exclusive holiday savings on electronics, toys, clothing, décor, baking and more for every holiday need, both in-store at over 11,000 retail locations and online at “With more than 11,000 stores and ... read more
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