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

Lidl looks west in U.S. expansion

NECKARSULM, Germany — German grocer Lidl reportedly is scouting for locations in Texas as part of its initial expansion into the United States. Media outlets in the Lone Star state reported this month that while Lidl remains primarily focused on East Coast locations, the deep-discount grocery retailer has acknowledged it was looking at sites in