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Dollar General to test small format

NASHVILLE — Dollar General Corp. will pilot small-format stores early next year, here and in Raleigh, N.C. The 3,400-square-foot stores will target time-pressed urban shoppers with everyday-low prices on staples. The outlets will also have a soda fountain, coffee brewing station and sandwiches. The coffee station, a new offering for Dollar General, will be called