News Releases

Dollar General Announces Plans to Expand to 46 States In 2020

Stores Currently Under Construction in Washington and Wyoming Slated to Expand Dollar General’s Presence GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is excited to announce it is currently under construction on new stores in Washington and Wyoming. When completed, these stores are expected to expand the Company’s presence to 46 states throughout the country. Stores are ... read more

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Announces $2.8 Million for Youth Literacy Initiatives

Youth literacy grants provided to more than 750 schools, libraries and nonprofits aim to support a successful 2019-2020 academic year GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $2.8 million in youth literacy grants that work to help students and educators reach their literacy goals throughout the academic year. The ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Key Management Promotions

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) is pleased to announce two key management promotions effective as of August 27, 2019, which aim to further strengthen the Company for current and continued growth. Jeffery C. Owen, 49, has been named chief operating officer with responsibility for store operations, merchandising and supply chain. Owen, a Dollar ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Strong Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Raises Financial Guidance for Fiscal Year 2019 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2019 second quarter (13 weeks) ended August 2, 2019. Net Sales Increased 8.4%; Same-Store Sales Increased 4.0% Operating Profit Increased 5.9% to $577.8 Million, Adjusted Operating Profit Increased 11.6% to $608.8 ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Scheduled to Participate in the Barclays 2019 Global Consumer Staples Conference

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that Dollar General management plans to participate in a fireside chat at the Barclays 2019 Global Consumer Staples Conference on September 5, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. ET. A live webcast will be available at https://investor.dollargeneral.com under “News & Events, Events & Presentations,” and a replay of ... read more

Dollar General Announces Webcast of Its Second 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 second quarter on August 29, 2019. In connection with the release, Todd Vasos, chief executive officer, and John Garratt, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on August 29, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. CT/10:00 a.m. ET. To ... read more

Dollar General Celebrates Longview, Texas Distribution Center Grand Opening

LONGVIEW, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This morning, Dollar General (NYSE:DG) welcomed employees, their families and local and state officials to celebrate the official grand opening of the Company’s 16th distribution center in Longview, Texas. At full capacity, the state-of-the-art Longview facility is expected to employ more than 400 people and support approximately 1,000 Dollar General stores. ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Scheduled to Present at the Oppenheimer 19th Annual Consumer Conference and the Jefferies 2019 Consumer Conference

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that Dollar General management plans to present at the Oppenheimer 19th Annual Consumer Conference on June 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live webcast will be available at https://investor.dollargeneral.com under “News & Events, Events & Presentations,” and a replay of the session will be accessible at ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports 3.8% Same-Store Sales Growth for First Quarter 2019

Company Continues to Execute Real Estate Strategy; Opens 240 New Stores and Remodels 330 Stores Company Reiterates Financial Guidance for Fiscal Year 2019 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2019 first quarter (13 weeks) ended May 3, 2019. Net Sales Increased 8.3%; Same-Store Sales Increased 3.8% ... read more

Dollar General Announces Webcast of Its 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that it plans to webcast its 2019 annual meeting of shareholders on May 29, 2019. The company also announced that it is scheduled to release financial results for its fiscal 2019 first quarter on May 30, 2019. 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders – May 29 Dollar General plans to webcast its 2019 ... read more