Dollar General adding distribution center in Georgia

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. announced that it has purchased land in Jackson, Ga., for what will be the company’s 15th distribution center.

Georgia_DC“This state-of-the-art distribution center will help support our rapid store growth throughout Georgia and the southeast,” Dollar General chief executive officer Todd Vasos said in a statement.

At full capacity, the approximately one million square-foot Dollar General facility in Jackson is expected to employ more than 500 people and will serve about 1,000 stores in Georgia and surrounding states. The project represents a capital investment of approximately $85 million, according to the company, which plans to begin construction on the project as early as this summer. Dollar General expects the project to be completed by fall 2017.



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