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Dec 31, 2008
NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va., Dec 31, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- For retired horse trainer Charlie Bourque, this was no ordinary shopping trip to his favorite Dollar General. This morning, on the eve of a new year, Charlie was prepared to bring home something he never dreamed possible. $1 million. Or $10,000. One of those prizes was ...
Dec 15, 2008
Dow Jones & Company, Inc. -- December 15, 2008 The following is a press release from Standard & Poor's: NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Dec. 15, 2008--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today it revised its outlook on Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based Dollar General Corp. to positive from stable. We affirmed all ratin...
Dec 10, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Dec 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General, one of the nation's largest discount retailers, today announced that it has begun installing new point of sale equipment that will protect the privacy of Dollar General shoppers with visual impairments. The new devices have tactile keys arranged like a st...
Dec 9, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Dec 09, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lending a hand to charitable causes, Dollar General is offering an additional 10 percent discount on volume toy purchases of $250 or more starting today, December 9, at all 8,300 Dollar General stores. The additional discount, taken off the lowest sale price, is designed to ...
Dec 3, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Dec 03, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation today announced financial results for the third quarter and 39 weeks ended October 31, 2008. Sales for the quarter increased 12.4 percent to $2.60 billion compared to $2.31 billion in the third quarter of fiscal 2007...
Dec 3, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Dec 03, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Richard W. Dreiling to Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Dreiling will continue his role as Chief Executive Officer, a position he assumed in January 2008. "We are delig...
Nov 24, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 24, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation plans to report its financial results for the third quarter ended October 31, 2008, on Wednesday, December 3, 2008. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, Chief Executive Officer, and David Tehle, Chief Financial Officer, will host a ...
Nov 20, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 20, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General gets a jump start on Black Friday by promoting bargains all week long. Dollar General's 8,300 stores are featuring special holiday deals a full week ahead of the traditional Thanksgiving holiday shopping weekend. Then, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, and Bla...
Nov 13, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 13, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- For the third consecutive year, Dollar General Corporation will participate in the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Thanks and Giving campaign. The campaign kicks off in all stores November 14 and concludes December 7. Since 2006, Dollar General has raised more than $2 million to support t...
Nov 11, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 11, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General has appointed veteran retail executive Todd J. Vasos to the role of division president and chief merchandising officer for its 8,300 store network. Vasos, 47, will oversee merchandising, marketing and global sourcing for Dollar General starting December 1, and will report to ...
Nov 10, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General will launch a new Web page today that is dedicated entirely to the holidays. The new page at www.dollargeneral.com makes holiday planning quick and easy. "We know that our customers are looking to save time and money this holiday season, and we developed this site with that i...
Oct 21, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Oct 21, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Christmas arrives early this year at more than 8,300 Dollar General stores in 35 states. The discount retailer is making it easy for customers to get a jump on holiday bargains starting now. Christmas began arriving at Dollar General stores in early October, and bargains galore await early ...
Oct 9, 2008
MOORESVILLE, NC (October 9, 2008) - Braun Racing and Dollar General Corporation are pleased to announce the driver line-up of the No. 32 Dollar General Toyota Camry in 2009. The car will be shared by two drivers who are both familiar faces in the yellow and black Dollar General firesuit. Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers will return ...
Oct 8, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Oct 08, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation will make a presentation to the investment community at the 2008 Wachovia Consumer Growth Conference on Tuesday, October 14, 2008, beginning at approximately 9:15 CDT/10:15 EDT. A web cast of this presentation can be accessed live through the Company's Web site at www...
Sep 26, 2008
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Sep 26, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Shop at Dollar General, and you could win a million! Dollar General is offering customers a special opportunity to win with the Shop 'N Win Millionaire Sweepstakes. The retailer will give away $1 million, as well as hundreds of other exciting prizes. The Shop 'N Win Millionaire Sweepstakes begi...
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