Major discount retailer celebrates milestone in Juliette, Georgia
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today opened its 12,000th
store in the small, historic town of Juliette, Georgia. Dollar General,
the retailer with the most locations in America, hosted a community
celebration in Juliette to mark the company milestone.
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Dollar General celebrates the official grand opening of its 12,000th store location on May 30, 2015 in Juliette, Georgia.
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"It is exciting to open our 12,000th store and move into new
communities where we can serve customers with everyday low prices,
convenience and great service," said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General's
chairman and CEO. "I want to thank our more than 109,000 employees for
their dedication to our customers. That focus on service remains the
backbone of our success and we expect to continue to expand our
business, create new career opportunities and make a difference in the
communities we serve."
As part of today's community celebration, the Dollar General Literacy
Foundation presented a donation of $12,000 to Monroe County schools in
support of literacy initiatives and the company's mission of Serving
Others. Katherine B. Sutton Elementary School, T.G. Scott
Elementary School, Samuel E. Hubbard Elementary School, Monroe County
Achievement Center, Monroe County Middle School and Mary Persons High
School each received $2,000 donations.
Dollar General anticipates opening 730 new stores in 2015 and plans to
remodel or relocate an additional 875 stores. The company plans to
create more 7,000 new jobs in 2015 and Dollar General's continued growth
has created 30,000 new jobs since 2009.
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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for
over 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 12,000 stores in 43
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 Clorox,
Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle,
Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more
information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.
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