Major retailer embarks on fuel pump pilot project at Alabama store
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) today announced the introduction of its first
fuel station, as part of a test pilot project. The new fuel pumps are
located at the Dollar General Market in Hanceville, Alabama.
"Dollar General continues to innovate to provide convenience and value
for our customers," said Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO. "This project
to test a fuel offering is consistent with our strategy of continually
looking for new and better ways to meet our customers' needs for value
and convenience and enhancing our position as America's general store."
This pilot project is part of an agreement with Mansfield Oil, which
provides comprehensive fuel supply, distribution, delivery, and
dispensing solutions to customers. Dollar General and Mansfield will
evaluate the results of the pilot project over the next year and jointly
assess expansion opportunities.
"Mansfield and Dollar General share core values that have led to decades
of growth and innovation," stated Michael Mansfield, CEO of Mansfield
Energy Corp. "This pilot program will fuse Dollar General and
Mansfield's dedication to unparalleled service while bringing a new
level of convenience to customers."
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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for
nearly 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money.
Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and
replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning
supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday
prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 11,000
stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any
retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar
General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as
Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills,
Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General
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About Mansfield Oil Company
Ranked as one of the Top 100 privately held companies in America by
Forbes magazine and a multiple category finalist in the 2009, 2010 and
2011 Platts Global Energy Awards, Mansfield defines the next generation
transportation fuels company. Founded in 1957, the company has achieved
double-digit growth for three decades by focusing on optimizing and
controlling fuel-related costs for its customers using innovation,
technology and high touch service. Mansfield's corporate headquarters is
located in Gainesville, GA, with regional operations centers located in
Chicago, Detroit, Denver, Los Angeles, Houston, Calgary and renewable
energy operations in Bloomington, MN. For more information, visit www.mansfieldoil.com.
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