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Dollar General expands board of directors

Dollar General expands board of directors

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. on Friday appointed Ana Chadwick, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Pitney Bowes Inc., to its board of directors, effective July 30, 2022. “Dollar General is pleased to welcome Ana to our board of directors,” said Dollar General board chairman Michael Calbert. “She brings valuable international experience

Dollar General creates healthcare advisory panel

Dollar General creates healthcare advisory panel

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General on Thursday announced the appointment of four members to a newly established Healthcare Advisory Panel that will help guide the retailer as it expands its health and wellness offerings. “Dollar General is excited to take these next bold steps on our healthcare journey and welcomes these talented and respected professionals

Dollar General plans to add three new DCs

Dollar General plans to add three new DCs

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General plans to add three new distribution centers to its network. The new facilities will be located in North Little Rock, Ark., Aurora, Colo., and Salem, Ore. Collectively they represent a $480 million investment and will create up to 1,100 jobs when they are all up to full capacity. “We look

Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos to retire

Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos to retire

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. chief executive officer Todd Vasos plans to step down from his position effective November 1, the company announced on Tuesday. He will be succeeded by Jeff Owen, who has served as DG’s chief operating officer since 2019. As part of the leadership transition, Vasos is expected to serve in

Dollar General promotes executives

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General has promoted seven executives to new leadership roles, the company said. Mark Banister has been promoted to senior vice president of in-store experience. In this role, Banister will lead the space management, project execution and support, fixtures and supplies, and store planning teams. He joined Dollar General in 2009 and

Dollar General recasts management via promotions, hirings

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General has appointed 11 executives to new leadership roles. Matthew Simonsen has been promoted to senior vice president of real estate and development. Simonsen joined Dollar General in 2013, and has held roles in store operations, procurement, pricing, business analytics and merchandising planning. He joined the DG real estate and development

Dollar General bolsters team with 11 appointments

Dollar General bolsters team with 11 appointments

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General has promoted a number of executives across various corporate functions, in a move the company says reflects its culture of employee growth and development, as well as its prioritization of leadership diversity. In all the company announced 11 appointments, including promotions from within its own teams and appointments of executives

Dollar General post strong sales gains in first quarter

Dollar General post strong sales gains in first quarter

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General on Thursday reported net sales of $8.8 billion for its fiscal year 2022 first quarter, an increase of 4.2% over the prior-year period. The net sales increase was primarily driven by positive sales contributions from new stores, partially offset by a slight decline in same-store sales and the impact of

Dollar Tree adds two to leadership team

Dollar Tree adds two to leadership team

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Dollar Tree has made two key additions to its leadership team, naming John Flanigan chief supply chain officer and Larry Gatta chief merchandising officer for the Family Dollar banner. “Driving supply chain efficiencies and improving the operating performance of our Family Dollar banner are important elements to long-term value creation for our

Dollar General Literacy Foundation makes $9.2M commitment

Dollar General Literacy Foundation makes $9.2M commitment

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — The Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Monday made an approximately $9.2 million commitment to support literacy. The financial commitment includes nearly $8.2 million in spring grants to support family, adult and summer literacy program across the country. Grant recipients will be announced on May 12 and a list of organizations selected for

Dollar General enters its 47th state

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — The relentless expansion of Dollar General’s retail footprint has taken the discount chain into its 47th state, with the recent opening of its first store in Idaho. And with expansion comes new jobs — the company said that it expects to create 10,000 career opportunities in fiscal 2022, increasing its workforce by

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