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Mar 31, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 31, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2009 fourth quarter (13 weeks) and full year (52 weeks) ended January 29, 2010. Fourth quarter 2009 net income was $87.2 million, or diluted earnings per share ("EPS") of $0.26, compare...
Mar 29, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the promotion of two senior executives, John Flanigan to executive vice president of global supply chain and Bob Ravener to executive vice president and chief people officer. Ravener was previously Dollar General's se...
Mar 29, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fans of Hanes(R) will now find their favorite brand of underwear at 8,800 Dollar General stores. "We are proud to broaden our selection of high-quality apparel basics and well-known brands with the addition of Hanes(R)," said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's chief merchandi...
Mar 24, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General today announced that it will be the exclusive retailer of Rexall brand products. The discount retailer is adding a wide variety of Rexall brand products to its merchandise assortment. "Rexall spent decades caring for generations of families in communities ...
Mar 23, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, and Dollar General (NYSE: DG), the nation's largest discount retailer by number of stores, today announced their partnership to increase awareness of autism and raise funds for autism research ...
Mar 3, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) plans to report its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 29, 2010, on Wednesday, March 31, 2010. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, and David Te...
Feb 17, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Feb 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Dollar General Literacy Foundation strengthens its commitment to education and literacy opportunities for the entire family by donating $500,000 to Volunteer USA. The funds will be used to advance family literacy programs in communities throughout Florida, Georgia an...
Feb 16, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Feb 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) announced today that its customers are helping St. Jude Children's Research Hospital save the lives of children in communities everywhere by raising more than $1.5 million during the sixth annual Thanks and Giving campaign, a national awar...
Feb 9, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Feb 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) is set to reveal the new face of Bobbie Brooks(R), its exclusive women's fashion brand, this spring by launching a companywide model search. Giving its employees the opportunity to step into the spotlight and become a model, Dollar Genera...
Feb 4, 2010
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Feb 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General (NYSE: DG), the nation's largest retailer by number of stores, has announced plans to create approximately 5,000 new jobs this year to support the planned opening of 600 new stores over the next 12 months. The 5,000 anticipated new jobs come on the heels ...
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...
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