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Sep 13, 2017
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is excited to partner with the Big 12 Conference and ESPN Events to serve as the Official Discount Retail Sponsor for the Big 12 Conference for the 2017-2018 academic year. Additionally, the major discount retailer will serve as the Conference's ...
Sep 12, 2017
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In celebration of National Literacy Month in September, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and Kellogg's (NYSE: K) are partnering on a new Here's My Story campaign aimed at sharing customers' personalized literacy and education advancements stories through programs funded by the Do...
Sep 7, 2017
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This morning, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $4 million in grants to more than 960 schools, organizations and nonprofits to support youth literacy programs. Awarded annually at the academic school year's inception, these grants help support teache...
Aug 31, 2017
Net Sales Increased 8.1%; Same-Store Sales Increased 2.6% Diluted Earnings Per Share of $1.08, Including Approximately $0.02 Charge Primarily for Lease Termination Costs $306 Million of Capital Returned to Shareholders Year to Date Through the Second Quarter ...
Aug 28, 2017
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is supporting the American Red Cross with a $50,000 corporate donation to support the relief and recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana following devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey. Now through September 9, 2017, Dollar Gene...
Aug 19, 2017
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) reached a new milestone this morning as it hosted hundreds of excited customers in Dauphin, Pennsylvania to celebrate the grand opening of the company's 14,000th store location. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the ...
Aug 12, 2017
Major discount retailer hosts fun and free event in Nashville with Kim Fields and Vivian Green GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This afternoon, thousands of visitors enjoyed a fun, informative and free community event at Dollar General's (NYSE: DG) third annual A Day of Beau...
Aug 3, 2017
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the following information regarding webcast of its second quarter earnings conference call and its scheduled presentation at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Global Retailing Conference. Second Qua...
Jun 22, 2017
Reiser brings over 30 years of retail experience to Dollar General GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced that Jason Reiser will join the Company as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer effective, July 12. Reiser repl...
Jun 21, 2017
Wenkoff brings track record of driving retail digital innovation GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced that Carman Wenkoff will join the Company as executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) effective July 10. Wenkoff ...
Jun 5, 2017
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant Commemorates the Day with Official Statewide Proclamation; Dollar General and OREO Celebrate the Flavors of the Magnolia State with Free Product with Purchase GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To celebrate Dollar General (NYSE:...
Jun 3, 2017
Major retailer invests $100 million and creates more than 500 jobs to support Midwest stores GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This morning, nearly 1,000 Dollar General (NYSE: DG) employees, their families and company executives were joined by U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan alo...
Jun 1, 2017
Net Sales Increased 6.5%; Same-Store Sales Increased 0.7% Diluted Earnings Per Share of $1.02, Including Approximately $0.01 Charge for the Early Retirement of Long-Term Obligations $160 Million of Capital Returned to Shareholders in the Quarter ...
May 19, 2017
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The official start to summer may be more than a month away, but Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is starting the season's celebration early! With exciting coupon savings through Dollar General's Digital Coupon program and its Fast Way to Save™ exclusive offers, hot products...
May 11, 2017
Grants provide funding for adult, family and summer literacy programs GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of more than $7.5 million in literacy grants to nearly 870 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools this morning. Aw...
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