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Dollar General enters 44th state

Dollar General enters 44th state

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. expanded into its 44th state on Sunday with the opening of a store in Hankinson, North Dakota. The company said it plans to open six additional stores in the state through this spring. “Celebrating today’s grand opening in North Dakota is very exciting for Dollar General,” Dollar General chief

Dollar General opens San Antonio distribution center

Dollar General opens San Antonio distribution center

SAN ANTONIO — Dollar General Corp. celebrated the grand opening of its newest distribution center here June 4 with a ceremony attended by nearly 1,000 people, including company employees and their family members and local government officials. The center, the 13th in the retailer’s network, is creating more than 500 jobs in the community, Dollar General

Dollar General outlines growth plans

Dollar General outlines growth plans

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. will present its strategic plans to support its growth model at its annual conference with investors on March 25. Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer, will provide an update on key initiatives to support the company’s long-term strategic plans aimed at delivering total annual shareholder returns (earnings per

Dollar General names John Garratt CFO

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General Corp. has promoted John Garratt to executive vice president and chief financial ­officer. Additionally, Anita Elliott, senior vice president and controller at Dollar General since 2005, has been appointed chief accounting officer. She reports to Garratt in his role as CFO. Garratt has served as Dollar General’s interim CFO since

Dollar General’s Q3 sales up less than expected

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General Corp. on Thursday said sales rose 7.3% in the third quarter to $5.07 billion. Same-store sales increased 2.3% as traffic increased and the average basket size grew. The discount retailer lowered its full-year guidance on sales and earnings. Executives now expect net sales to grow about 8% in the year

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