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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...
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 ...
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