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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...
Oct 5, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Oct 05, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The holidays have arrived at Dollar General with 12 weeks of Christmas kicking off this week in all 8,500 stores across 35 states. In addition to everyday low prices, Dollar General is offering customers an extensive line of holiday merchandise to help them check off their ...
Oct 2, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Oct 02, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Shoppers who purchase Lysol or Air Wick products at any Dollar General store will help promote literacy in our communities. For every Lysol and Air Wick product purchased at Dollar General from Oct. 2 - Nov. 13, 5 cents will be donated by Reckitt Benckiser to the Dollar ...
Sep 10, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Sep 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation today reported net sales of $2.90 billion for its second quarter (13 weeks) ended July 31, 2009, an increase of $292.5 million, or 11.2 percent, over the 2008 second quarter. Same-store sales increased 8.6 percent for the 2009 second quarter fo...
Sep 1, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Sep 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation plans to report its financial results for the second quarter ended July 31, 2009, on Thursday morning, September 10, 2009. The Company will not be hosting a conference call to discuss its second quarter financial results due to legal restrictio...
Aug 24, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Aug 24, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Dollar General Literacy Foundation continues its commitment to promoting literacy and education by awarding grants to schools, public libraries and nonprofit organizations through its back-to-school and youth literacy grant programs. Combined, the 746grants will ...
Jul 7, 2009
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 7, 2009) - Braun Racing is pleased to announce that David Reutimann, Reed Sorenson and Brian Ickler will join Brian Vickers behind the wheel of the No. 32 Dollar General Toyota Camry for the remainder of the 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series season. Reutimann, a familiar face in the Nationwide Series since 2002,...
Jun 25, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 25, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corp. is offering customers the opportunity to win big this summer with the Big Stage sweepstakes. Country music star Trace Adkins is helping promote the sweepstakes, which kicks-off in all Dollar General stores this weekend on June 28 and runs through Oct...
Jun 8, 2009
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 8, 2009) - Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based Dollar General Corp. will announce its sponsorship of the Grand Ole Opry on stage Tuesday, June 9 during the 8 p.m. segment. Separately, country music star Trace Adkins will be on hand to help announce an exciting sweepstakes launching soon in all Dollar General store...
Jun 2, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - June 2, 2009 -Dollar General Corporation today announced financial results for the first quarter (13 weeks) ended May 1, 2009. Sales increased 15.7 percent to $2.78 billion in the 2009 first quarter compared to $2.40 billion in the 2008 first quarter.  Same-store sales increased 13.3 percent for the quarter, on...
May 22, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 22, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corp. today marked Military Appreciation Month by solidifying its commitment to its employees who serve in the military by signing a Statement of Support for the National Guard and Reserve. The Statement of Support confirms that Dollar General joins other ...
May 22, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 22, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation plans to report its financial results for the quarter ended May 1, 2009, on Tuesday morning, June 2, 2009. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and David Tehle, Chief Financial Officer, will ...
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