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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...
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...
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