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Jan 15, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jan 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced a $100,000 donation to help victims recover from the devastating earthquakes in Haiti. Dollar General donated the funds to International Red Cross, which has dispatched teams to help the recovery effort. "Dollar General is d...
Jan 12, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jan 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General (NYSE:DG) announced today that David Beré, its president and chief strategy officer, has decided to retire at the end of the Company's current fiscal year, January 29, 2010. Beré's retirement comes after eight years of service to the Company. He took the ...
Jan 6, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jan 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today the appointment of David B. Rickard to its board of directors. With this addition, Dollar General's board of directors now comprises seven members. Rickard will also serve as chair of the Company's audit committee. "...
Dec 10, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Dec 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported net income of $75.6 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, for its 13-week third quarter ended October 30, 2009, compared to a net loss of $7.3 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, in the comparable 2008 quarter. Net inc...
Nov 25, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 25, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- 'Tis the season for giving, and Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is helping organizations give more this holiday season by offering a discount on bulk toy purchases. Dollar General is giving customers a 10 percent discount on toy purchases of $250 or more. The 10 percent volum...
Nov 24, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 24, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) plans to report its financial results for the quarter ended October 30, 2009, before the market opens on Thursday, December 10, 2009. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and David ...
Nov 23, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 23, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is offering customers a chance to break away from their turkeys on Thanksgiving Day and get a head-start on holiday bargains. Dollar General's three-day sale begins Thanksgiving Day at 7 a.m. The discount retailer's more than 8,700 stores will co...
Nov 19, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 19, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) announced that the appointments of veteran retailers Warren F. Bryant and William C. Rhodes, III to its board of directors have become effective in conjunction with the completion of the company's initial public offering. With these ...
Nov 12, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 12, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation has priced its initial public offering of 34,100,000 shares of its common stock at $21.00 per share. Dollar General's common shares are expected to begin trading tomorrow, November 13, on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "DG....
Nov 11, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 11, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR) awarded its Pro Patria award today to Dollar General Corporation. The award was presented as part of the company's Veterans Day ceremony at its Store Support Center. "Dollar General is honored to receive this prestigious award," ...
Nov 9, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corp. has been named to GI Jobs magazine's top 100 military-friendly employers list. The list, drawn from a sample of an estimated 5,000 companies, was created based on criteria such as the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of...
Nov 6, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General launched a new Web section today that is dedicated entirely to the holidays. The online Christmas solution center, located at www.dollargeneral.com, makes holiday planning quick and easy. "The new section of our Web site is a one-stop site to help our ...
Nov 6, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 06, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General's toy department is overflowing this holiday season with hot toys and cool bargains, with nearly 200 items priced for sale at $5 or less, including 75 toys that priced at $1 or less. The discount retailers' toy aisles are filled with name brand toys, incl...
Nov 2, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 02, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General is honoring men and women who have served our country in the military with a special discount on Veterans Day. On Nov. 11, all veterans, active duty military, National Guard and Reserve, and their immediate families will receive a 10 percent discount at Do...
Oct 16, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Oct 16, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Reinforcing its commitment to literacy and education, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and Unilever, one of the world's largest consumer products companies, presented $80,000 in total grants today to 15 Charlotte-area schools and Speedway Children's Charities at th...
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