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Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos

Dollar General Q2 sales beat expectations

Dollar General Q2 sales beat expectations

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. reported higher-than-expected sales and earnings for the second quarter, and boosted its projections for the year despite an expected increase in transportation and distribution costs and uncertainty caused by the Delta variant. Net sales decreased 0.4% to $8.7 billion in the second quarter of 2021, but still beat analysts’

Dollar General adds new store concept

Dollar General adds new store concept

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General has debuted a new store concept that combines the offerings of its DG Market and pOpshelf formats. Two stores featuring the new store-within-a-store approach are now open in the Nashville, Tenn., market. “We are thrilled to enhance our customers’ shopping experiences through our new DG Market + pOpshelf store-within-a-store concept,

Dollar General names chief medical officer

Dollar General names chief medical officer

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has named a chief medical officer and intends to position its stores as health and wellness destinations by adding an expanded assortment of products and services. “At Dollar General, we are always looking for new ways to serve, and our customers have told us that they would like to

Dollar General announces grant recipients

Dollar General announces grant recipients

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Monday said it was providing grants to to three organizations: Equal Justice Initiative, Operation Hope and INROADS. The grants are part of a $5 million racial justice and education commitment the company announced earlier this year. “As one of America’s essential retailers,

Dollar General posts strong Q3 sales gains

Dollar General posts strong Q3 sales gains

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General Corp.’s same-store sales climbed 12.2% in the fiscal third quarter. Net sales increased 17.3% to $8.2 billion. Consumer behaviors related to the coronavirus pandemic had a significant effect on sales in the 13 weeks to October 30, the company said December 3. An increase in average transaction amount was partially

Dollar General posts double-digit sales gains in Q2

Dollar General posts double-digit sales gains in Q2

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. posted a 24.4% increase in net sales for its second quarter. Same-store sales increased 18.8% for the 13-week period ended July 31. Operating profit increased by 80.5% to $1 billion in the quarter, the company said Thursday. Diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) increased by 89.1% to $3.12. And cash

Dollar General promotes Reardon to EVP

Dollar General promotes Reardon to EVP

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has promoted Kathy Reardon to executive vice president and chief people officer, effective Thursday. Reardon joined Dollar General in 2009 and has served as senior vice president and chief people officer since March 2019. “Kathy’s effectiveness as a leader at Dollar General is evident in the company’s lowest store

Dollar General ups investment in employees

Dollar General ups investment in employees

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General said Thursday that it will spend an additional $25 million on bonuses for its retail, distribution center and fleet employees. The bonuses are meant to demonstrate the company’s continued for its employees efforts during the first quarter. This move will bring Dollar General’s total investment in employee appreciation bonuses to