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Dollar General

Dollar General Q2 sales higher than expected

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, but still beat analysts’ expectations. The

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 extends suburban presence

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. is accelerating its plans for a bigger presence in the suburbs. The retailer last month held grand openings at two stores outside of Nashville, Tenn., that combine features of its new pOpshelf concept with elements of its DG Market format. The combination of the concepts “further demonstrates our innovative

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,

DG will add up to 50,000 employees

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. said this month it plans to hire up to 50,000 workers by Labor Day. The company is recruiting people to work in its 17,400 stores, its 27 distribution centers and in store operations, a category that includes roles as regional directors, district managers, store managers and sales associates. The

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

Video Forum: Jeff Owen, Dollar General

Video Forum: Jeff Owen, Dollar General

Jeff Owen, chief operating officer of Dollar General, tells this week’s Video Forum about the company’s success in adjusting to the changing needs of customers during the COVID pandemic. He also addresses the factors behind big gains in Dollar General’s nonconsumables business, what it takes to ensure consistent store-level execution across a chain with more

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