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Dollar General opens its 15,000th store

Dollar General opens its 15,000th store

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Dollar General kicked off the grand opening of its 15,000 store in Wilmington, North Carolina, by hosting a community celebration and donating $15,000 to five local schools to support literacy and education initiatives. “Opening our 15,000 store is a major milestone for Dollar General,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer and

Dollar General to construct new DC

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has announced plans to build a new distribution center in Longview, Texas, which a company spokeswoman says will create around 400 jobs and serve some 1,000 Dollar General stores in Texas and the southeast. Construction on the state-of-the-art one-million-square-foot facility is expected to begin in early 2018. “Dollar General

Dollar General earns Coca-Cola’s veterans award

Dollar General earns Coca-Cola’s veterans award

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. is set to become the first retailer honored by Coca-Cola Co. for its engagement with and outreach to the U.S. military community. Coca-Cola plans to bestow its President’s Veterans Recognition Award on the retailer during a ceremony in Atlanta on November 10. The award, to be presented by Sandy

Dollar General announces holiday initiatives

Dollar General announces holiday initiatives

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — With the year-end holidays approaching, Dollar General announced it is offering customers everyday low prices on thousands of items useful in celebrating “affordably and in style,” with a holiday assortment that includes home décor in trendy themes, gifts for family and friends, fashionable apparel for winter weather and food and snack items.

Distribution center launched by Dollar General

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General officials were joined earlier this month by local dignitaries, including House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.), at a grand opening ceremony for the retailer’s 14th distribution center, in Ryan’s hometown of Janesville, Wis. Dollar General invested about $100 million in the facility, creating more than 500 local jobs, according to

Dollar General sales rise 13.7% in Q4

Dollar General sales rise 13.7% in Q4

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. reported fiscal fourth quarter earnings of $414.2 million, or $1.49 per share. Revenue rose 13.7% to $6.01 billion. For the fiscal year, the discounter posted a profit of $1.25 billion, or $4.43 per share, the company announced on Thursday. Dollar General expects 2017 full-year diluted earnings to be $4.25

Dollar General adding distribution center in Georgia

Dollar General adding distribution center in Georgia

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. announced that it has purchased land in Jackson, Ga., for what will be the company’s 15th distribution center. “This state-of-the-art distribution center will help support our rapid store growth throughout Georgia and the southeast,” Dollar General chief executive officer Todd Vasos said in a statement. At full capacity, the

Dollar General sales beat expectations in quarter

Dollar General sales beat expectations in quarter

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. on Thursday reported quarterly same-store sales gains that beat analysts’ expectations. Total sales and net income also showed solid increases in the quarter and fiscal year, according to the company. Same-store sales increased 2.2% in the fourth quarter ended January 29, and 2.8% in the fiscal year. Net sales