News Releases

Dollar General Announces Plans to Build New Distribution Center and Create Approximately 400 New Jobs in Longview, Texas

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced plans to build a new distribution center in Longview, Texas this morning. The state-of-the-art facility in Gregg County is expected to create approximately 400 new jobs at full capacity and serve approximately 1,000 Dollar General retail locations in Texas and the southeast. Construction should begin in ... read more

Dollar General Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Net Sales Increased 11.0%; Same-Store Sales Increased 4.3%, Including an Estimated 30 to 35 Basis Point Net Benefit from Hurricane-Related Sales Diluted Earnings Per Share of $0.93, Including an Estimated $0.05 Hurricane-Related Net Negative Impact $512 Million of Capital Returned to Shareholders Year to Date Through the Third Quarter Board of Directors Declares Fourth Quarter 2017 Dividend ... read more

Dollar General Continues its Mission of Serving Others this Holiday

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General plans to celebrate this holiday season through its mission of Serving Others. In that spirit, the company is continuing its longstanding partnerships with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Thanks and Giving® campaign, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and other local toy drives to help support the communities across the 44 ... read more

Dollar General Honored by Coca-Cola Customer Veterans Day Award

Major Discount Retailer Recognized as the First Retail Recipient GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) plans to formally recognize Dollar General (NYSE: DG) with its President’s Veterans Recognition Award at a special event at its world headquarters in Atlanta on Friday, November 10, 2017. As the 2017 recipient, Dollar General is the first retailer ever to ... read more

Dollar General Announces Holiday 2017 Initiatives

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This holiday season, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is decking the halls and all of its aisles in more than 14,000 retail locations with savings and everyday low prices on thousands of items, all designed to help customers celebrate affordably and in style. Throughout the season, customers can find an exciting assortment of items including home décor in ... read more

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

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2017 third quarter ended November 3, 2017, on Thursday, December 7, 2017. In connection with the announcement, Todd Vasos, chief executive officer, and John Garratt, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. ... read more

Dollar General Honors Veteran and Military Community on Veterans Day

Major discount retailer to provide 11 percent discount on November 11, 2017 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To recognize and thank the military community for their service and sacrifice, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is offering an 11 percent discount on qualifying purchases to veterans, active military and their immediate family members both in stores and online on Saturday, November 11, ... read more

Dollar General Names Rob Scruggs as Chief Digital and Customer Engagement Officer

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that Rob Scruggs has joined the Company as chief digital and customer engagement officer, a newly created position in which he will lead the strategy for customer engagement including digital experience and tools. Scruggs brings over 17 years of experience focused on customer and user engagement. ... read more

Dollar General to Serve as Official Discount Retail and Exclusive Tailgate Tour Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is excited to partner with the Big 12 Conference and ESPN Events to serve as the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference for the 2017-2018 academic year. Additionally, the major discount retailer will serve as the Conference’s Official Homegating and Tailgating Headquarters and exclusive sponsor of the Dollar ... read more

Dollar General and Kellogg’s Partner to Launch the Here’s My Story Campaign During National Literacy Month

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In celebration of National Literacy Month in September, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and Kellogg’s (NYSE: K) are partnering on a new Here’s My Story campaign aimed at sharing customers’ personalized literacy and education advancements stories through programs funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. This fall, exclusive packages of Kellogg’s ... read more