Major Retailer's Information Technology Team Recognized for Superior
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced it ranked no. 98 on
this year's InformationWeek magazine's top 500 information
technology innovators in the U.S. This is Dollar General's first time to
be included in the rankings. The full list can be on www.informationweek.com/500.
Dollar General earned its top 100 ranking for implementing successful
initiatives to better leverage technology to improve business processes,
enhance access to data across the enterprise and drive business growth.
Specifically, the Dollar General IT team implemented systems to
strengthen information sharing and collaboration with vendors, improve
inventory management and enhance scheduling and efficiencies in its
"I'm very proud of our entire IT team for their work and dedication
resulting in this top 100 ranking in the InformationWeek 500,"
said Ryan Boone, senior vice president and chief information officer for
Dollar General. "Our team is very dedicated to working with our business
leaders to utilize digital technology to solve problems, improve our
processes and seize opportunities to better serve our customers."
InformationWeek magazine identifies and honors the
nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual
Top 500 listing and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments
and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in
the country. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek
500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.
"The theme of this year's InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It's
a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social
networking and other customer‐focused technologies that are turning
companies and industries on their ear," said InformationWeek Editor In
Chief Rob Preston. "Every enterprise is now a digital business — or
needs to become one fast. The companies in our ranking are leading the
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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 10,600
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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