John Garratt

Garratt named Dollar General president

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. continues to shuffle its leadership ranks ahead of the planned retirement of chief executive officer Todd Vasos. The latest move involves a promotion for chief financial officer John Garratt, who on September 1 added the role of president. The 53-year-old Garratt will remain responsible for the company’s finance, accounting,

Dollar General promotes Garratt to president, CFO

Dollar General promotes Garratt to president, CFO

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has promoted chief financial officer John Garratt to the additional role of company president, effective September 1. He will continue to serve as CFO. Garratt, 53, will remain responsible for the company’s finance, accounting, strategy and procurement functions. As president, Garratt will add responsibility for the company’s strategic healthcare

Dollar General names John Garratt CFO

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General Corp. has promoted John Garratt to executive vice president and chief financial ­officer. Additionally, Anita Elliott, senior vice president and controller at Dollar General since 2005, has been appointed chief accounting officer. She reports to Garratt in his role as CFO. Garratt has served as Dollar General’s interim CFO since

Dollar General’s Q3 sales up less than expected

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General Corp. on Thursday said sales rose 7.3% in the third quarter to $5.07 billion. Same-store sales increased 2.3% as traffic increased and the average basket size grew. The discount retailer lowered its full-year guidance on sales and earnings. Executives now expect net sales to grow about 8% in the year