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Dollar General thanks COVID-19 responders

Dollar General thanks COVID-19 responders

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General is offering 10% discounts to people who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, the company said Monday. The discount is being offered on qualifying purchases to all medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen. To receive their discounts, individuals can present their employment badge or ID

Dollar General plans $35 million in bonuses

Dollar General plans $35 million in bonuses

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General said Tuesday that it will give out about $35 million in bonuses to all its store, distribution center and private fleet employees. The retailer said eligible employees include those who work during a six-week period beginning in mid-March. Details of the bonuses were shared with employees beginning last week. “Dollar

Dollar General to add 1,000 stores

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. expects to execute about 2,600 real estate projects this year, a 20% increase from the fiscal year that ended in February. Projects include 1,000 new store openings, as well as 1,500 mature store remodels and 80 store relocations. “Our proven high-return, low-risk model for real estate growth continues to

Dollar General reports sales gains in Q4

Dollar General reports sales gains in Q4

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. posted fourth quarter same-store gains that beat estimates. Net sales for the quarter ended January 31 increased 7.6% to $7.2 billion. Same-store sales increased 3.2% compared to the fourth quarter of 2018, driven by increases in both customer traffic and average transaction amount. The company reported net income of

Dollar General opens first Wyoming store

Dollar General opens first Wyoming store

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. celebrated a major milestone Monday morning with the grand opening of its first store in Wyoming, its 45th state. “Today, we are excited to welcome Pine Bluffs, Wyoming to the communities we have the privilege to serve everyday with value and convenience,” Dollar General chief executive officer Todd Vasos

Dollar General expects to hire 8,000

Dollar General expects to hire 8,000

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General said Monday that it expects to create at least 8,000 career opportunities in the fiscal year that began February 1 as it expands its network of distribution centers, remodels 1,500 existing stores and adds 1,000 new stores. The discount retailer enters fiscal 2020 with more than 143,000 employees, up from

MMR names Dollar General Retailer of Year

MMR names Dollar General Retailer of Year

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. seems to defy the kind of gravity that is keeping much of the retail industry earthbound. At a time when some retailers are scaling back their brick-and-mortar expansion plans and may see their profits constrained by the need to invest in their omnichannel offerings, Dollar General has been growing

Dollar General rolls out CBD cosmetics in 1,100 outlets

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. announced earlier this month that it has begun selling about 20 CBD topical cosmetic products in approximately 1,100 stores in Tennessee and Kentucky. The company said it also plans to expand the products’ availability to seven more states (Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Vermont) by spring

Dollar General adds CBD products in select states

Dollar General adds CBD products in select states

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General announced on Tuesday that it has begun selling about 20 CBD topical cosmetic products in approximately 1,100 stores in Tennessee and Kentucky. The company said it also plans to expand the products’ availability to seven more states (Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas and Vermont) by spring 2020. Dollar

Dollar General beats expectations in quarter

Dollar General beats expectations in quarter

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. reported a strong performance in the third quarter of fiscal 2019, as both earnings and sales exceeded Wall Street expectations. Net income for the quarter ended November 1 advanced 9.4% to $365.6 million, or $1.42 per diluted share, which beat the average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment

Dollar General opens 16,000th store

Dollar General opens 16,000th store

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — Dollar General Corp. recently celebrated the grand opening of its 16,000th store. “We are thrilled to expand our store presence with our 16,000th store grand opening celebration,” Dollar General chief executive Todd Vasos said. “From our first store in rural Kentucky to today’s 16,000th store in Panama City, our commitment to

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