Dollar General Corporation
Mar 18, 2002

Dollar General to Host Conference Call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 18, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is scheduled to host a conference call on Monday, March 18, 2002, at 5:00 p.m. EST to discuss its audited financial results for its 2001 fiscal year.

If you wish to participate, please call (312) 470-7474 at least ten minutes before the conference call is scheduled to begin. The pass code for the conference call is "Dollar General." The call will also be broadcast live online at www.dollargeneral.com. A replay of the conference call will be available until 1:00 a.m. EST on Monday, March 25, online or by calling (402) 220-2265.

Weekly sales trends are announced on Mondays, after the market close, and can be obtained by calling (615) 855-5529.

SOURCE Dollar General Corporation

CONTACT: investors, Kiley Fleming, +1-615-855-5525, or media, Andrea Turner, +1-615-855-5209, both of Dollar General Corporation

URL: http://www.dollargeneral.com