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Dollar General

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

Dollar General to expand to 46 states

Dollar General to expand to 46 states

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General  has stores under construction in Washington and Wyoming that, when complete, will expand the retailer’s operating territory to 46 states. “We look forward to expanding our footprint into Washington and Wyoming and the opportunity to serve new customers with value and convenience through our mission of Serving Others,” Dollar General’s

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

‘Most Influential Women’ honored

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers last week honored the outstanding executives who were identified by the publication as the industry’s Most Influential Women in 2019. The awards presentation and reception drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels to a ballroom in lower Manhattan. On hand to receive awards

Dollar General partners with FedEx

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — FedEx drop-off and pickup services will soon be offered at thousands of Dollar General stores. Dollar General and FedEx recently announced plans to introduce the services to more than 1,500 Dollar General stores late this summer and have set a target of more than 8,000 stores by the end of next year.

Retailer of the Year award winners honored

Retailer of the Year award winners honored

NEW YORK — Mass Market Retailers presented its 2018 Retailer of the Year awards Wednesday night in New York City. The event drew retailer and supplier executives from across the food, drug and mass channels. Target Corp. was honored as MMR‘s 2018 Retailer of the Year. The award was given in recognition of the work