News Releases

Dollar General Announces Approximately $35 Million Investment in Employees

Major Retailer Continues to Invest in Its Employees as a Competitive Advantage GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced its plans to invest approximately $35 million in bonuses for all store, distribution center and private fleet employees. Eligible employees include those who perform work during a six-week period beginning in mid-March. Details of the ... read more

Dollar General to Hire Up to 50,000 New Employees to Support Operations

Major retailer plans to increase hiring efforts to support community and customer needs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As the heightened demand for household essentials offered by Dollar General stores continues across the country amid COVID-19 concerns, the Company plans to nearly double its normal hiring rate and add up to 50,000 employees by the end of April as it continues to ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Appoints Debra A. Sandler to Board of Directors; Increases Board Size From Eight to Nine Directors

Increases Female Board Representation to One-Third GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced the appointment of Debra A. Sandler to its Board of Directors effective April 1, 2020. “On behalf of Dollar General and its Board of Directors, I am excited to welcome Debra to our team,” said Michael Calbert, Dollar General’s chairman of the board and ... read more

Dollar General Announces First Hour of Operations to Be Dedicated to Senior Customers

Major Retailer Also Adjusts Hours of Operations to Close Early GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced plans to dedicate the first hour of each shopping day to senior shoppers, as well as amend store operating hours beginning tomorrow, March 17, 2020. Senior Hour Encouragement Beginning tomorrow, Dollar General is strongly encouraging that the ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Strong Fourth Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Delivers 30th Consecutive Year of Same-Store Sales Growth Provides Financial Guidance for Fiscal Year 2020 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2019 fourth quarter (13 weeks) and fiscal year (52 weeks) ended January 31, 2020. Fourth Quarter Net Sales Increased 7.6%; Fiscal Year Net Sales Increased ... read more

Dollar General Expands Presence to 45 States

Store opening in Wyoming gives major retailer a presence in 45 states GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) celebrated a major milestone this morning with the grand opening of its first store in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, expanding its national presence to 45 states. “Today, we are excited to welcome Pine Bluffs, Wyoming to the communities we have the ... read more

Dollar General Earns Top Spot on Training Magazine’s Top 125 List for Second Consecutive Year

Recognition marks the major retailer’s ninth year on the magazine’s Top 125 list GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) proudly announced today it earned Training magazine’s top honor for its 2020 Top 125 list for the second year in a row. In addition to the Company’s second year of earning the magazine’s top training honor, this is the Company’s third year among ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcast of its Fourth Quarter 2019 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 2019 fourth quarter and full year ended January 31, 2020, on March 12, 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 ... read more

Dollar General Plans to Create 8,000 Net New Career Opportunities in FY 2020

Discount retailer plans to grow employment numbers through organic new store and distribution network growth GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) plans to create more than 8,000 new career opportunities in FY 2020 through anticipated store and distribution center growth. In the past five years alone, Dollar General has added approximately Goodlettsville, Tenn to ... read more

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

Schools, libraries and nonprofit literacy organizations can now apply for funding to support adult, family and summer literacy programs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation opened grant applications for programs aimed at enhancing adult, family, and summer literacy programs in the communities that Dollar General stores serve. Interested ... read more