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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