Dollar General Corporation
Sep 1, 2009

Dollar General Corporation to Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on September 10

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Sep 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation plans to report its financial results for the second quarter ended July 31, 2009, on Thursday morning, September 10, 2009. The Company will not be hosting a conference call to discuss its second quarter financial results due to legal restrictions on its ability to discuss the business arising from its August 20, 2009 filing of a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") relating to a possible initial public offering, which registration statement has not been declared effective by the SEC.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General is the largest discount retailer in the United States by number of stores with 8,577 neighborhood stores as of July 31, 2009, located in 35 states. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering quality private and national branded items that are frequently used and replenished such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood stores. Dollar General is among the largest retailers of top-quality products made by America's most trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, and Fruit of the Loom, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. The Company store support center is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Dollar General's Web site can be reached at www.dollargeneral.com.

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