March 30, 2012

Dollar General Opens 10,000th Store

America's largest retailer by number of stores will celebrate the event in Merced, Calif.

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announces the opening of its 10,000th store, giving the retailer a coast-to-coast presence for the first time in the company's history. The landmark location is in Merced, Calif., which is one of the company's first stores in the state, in addition to its 10,000th store nationwide.

"Opening the doors of our 10,000th store is a meaningful day for all of us at Dollar General, and we are excited to celebrate the occasion in California," said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General's chairman and CEO. "This milestone reiterates our commitment to bringing unmatched convenience and value to customers across the nation."

Dollar General's success has been built on its commitment to delivering everyday household needs, food and basic apparel in convenient, small stores. Dollar General serves customers with stores in suburban, rural and metropolitan communities.

The first Dollar General store opened in Springfield, Ky. The discount retailer now has 10,000 stores in 39 states.

Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com or on Dollar General's Facebook page.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 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 10,000 stores in 39 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 at www.dollargeneral.com.

Dollar General Corporation
Tawn Earnest, 615-855-5209
Tearnest@dollargeneral.com

Source: Dollar General Corporation

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