News Releases

Dollar General Corporation Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results; Reiterates Financial Guidance for Fiscal Year 2018

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2018 first quarter (13 weeks) ended May 4, 2018. Net Sales Increased 9.0%; Same-Store Sales Increased 2.1% Diluted Earnings Per Share (“EPS”) Increased 33.3% to $1.36 Cash Flows From Operations Increased 7.5% to $549 million $228 Million Returned to Shareholders ... read more

Dollar General Launches the Summer of Exclusivity

Company partners with major brands to provide customers with exclusive, new products GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is matching the heat of the approaching summer months with hot deals on new, exclusive products from America’s most trusted brands, as well as its own 100 percent satisfaction-guaranteed private brands. “Dollar General is excited to deliver a ... read more

Dollar General Announces Webcast of its 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that it will webcast its 2018 annual meeting of shareholders on May 30, 2018. The company also announced that it will release financial results for its fiscal 2018 first quarter on May 31, 2018. 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders – May 30 Dollar General plans to webcast its 2018 annual meeting of ... read more

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards More Than $8.3 Million to More Than 1,000 Schools, Nonprofits and Literacy Organizations

Grants provide funding for adult, family and summer literacy programs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $8.3 million to more than 1,000 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools. The grants seek to support the Foundation’s commitment to advancing adult, family and summer literacy programs throughout the communities ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results; Company Provides Financial Guidance for Fiscal Year 2018

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2017 fourth quarter (13 weeks) and fiscal year (52 weeks) ended February 2, 2018. 1 Fourth Quarter Same-Store Sales Increased 3.3%; Fiscal Year Same-Store Sales Increased 2.7% Fourth Quarter Diluted Earnings Per Share (“EPS”) Increased 76.5% to $2.63; Fiscal Year ... read more

Dollar General Announces Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance Benefit

Benefits will be available to all eligible full-time and part-time employees Birth mothers to receive a total of eight weeks of paid leave All other parents to receive two weeks of paid parental leave Adoption benefit provides up to $4,000 in financial assistance GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In keeping with its mission of Serving Others and operating priority to invest in its ... read more

Dollar General Names New Vice President of Investor Relations and Public Relations

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) named Jennifer Beugelmans as its new Vice President of Investor Relations and Public Relations effective today. In this role, she will oversee Dollar General’s investor relations, public relations, corporate communications and community initiatives functions. “Jennifer brings more than 20 years of experience and expertise to ... read more

Dollar General Appoints Two New Members to its Board of Directors

Company Increases Board Size to 10 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced the appointment of Tim McGuire and Ralph Santana to its board of directors effective February 12, 2018. “Dollar General is excited to welcome Tim and Ralph to its board of directors,” said Michael Calbert, Dollar General’s chairman of the board. “Each brings ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcast of its Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2017 fourth quarter and full year ended February 2, 2018, on Thursday, March 15, 2018. In connection with the announcement, Todd Vasos, chief executive officer, and John Garratt, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at ... read more

Dollar General Announces Call for New Vendors

Company holds inaugural innovation and supplier diversity summit; Encourages new vendors to apply to partner with major discount retailer GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Suppliers, companies and manufacturers with exciting new products who want to reach millions of consumers and partner with one of America’s fastest-growing retailers that is currently listed #128 on the Fortune 500 ... read more