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Vasos returns as Dollar General CEO

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has responded to a persistently challenging operating environment with a number of initiatives, including a change in leadership, intended to restore top-line and bottom-line growth. However, some Wall Street analysts expect that the process may take several quarters in view of the economic pressures on the retailer’s core lower-income

Dollar General brings back Todd Vasos as CEO

Dollar General brings back Todd Vasos as CEO

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — In a major shakeup, Dollar General Corp announced the reappointment of Todd Vasos as chief executive officer, effective immediately. The move, which comes less than a year after Vasos retired, signals the company’s intention to reorient itself and chart a new strategic course. Michael Calbert, Chairman of Dollar General’s Board of Directors,

Dollar General expands into Mexico

Dollar General expands into Mexico

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General has expanded into Mexico with the opening of its first Mi Súper Dollar General store earlier this month in Escobedo, Nuevo León. “The opening of the first Mi Súper Dollar General store in Mexico highlights our teams’ strong dedication to serving more communities with access to affordable everyday essentials,” Dollar

Dollar General adds incoming CEO Jeff Owen to board

Dollar General adds incoming CEO Jeff Owen to board

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Jeff Owen will be added to Dollar General Corp.’s board of directors upon the effectiveness of his promotion to chief executive officer on November 1, 2022, the company said. With Owen’s appointment, Dollar General’s board will consist of 10 total members with extensive expertise and experience across several industries. In July 2022,

Dollar General names chief medical officer

Dollar General names chief medical officer

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has named a chief medical officer and intends to position its stores as health and wellness destinations by adding an expanded assortment of products and services. “At Dollar General, we are always looking for new ways to serve, and our customers have told us that they would like to

Video Forum: Jeff Owen, Dollar General

Video Forum: Jeff Owen, Dollar General

Jeff Owen, chief operating officer of Dollar General, tells this week’s Video Forum about the company’s success in adjusting to the changing needs of customers during the COVID pandemic. He also addresses the factors behind big gains in Dollar General’s nonconsumables business, what it takes to ensure consistent store-level execution across a chain with more

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

MMR names Owen Operations Exec of the Year

MMR names Owen Operations Exec of the Year

When Jeff Owen was named executive vice president of store operations at Dollar General in June 2015, he hit the ground running. He quickly developed a vision focused on elevating talent, building an execution machine and upgrading the customer experience. Now, three years later, Owen’s vision remains the same, although he is constantly developing new