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Apr 1, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Apr 01, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- On the heels of reporting record sales and operating profit for its fiscal 2008, Dollar General today announced plans to create up to 4,000 jobs in 2009 to support the company's plans to open 450 new stores. The nation's largest retailer by number of company-owned locations, ...
Mar 24, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 24, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation today announced financial results for the fourth quarter (13 weeks) and fiscal year ended January 30, 2009. In addition, the Company announced that same-store sales increased 15.1 percent in February 2009 compared to an increase of 4.6 percent ...
Mar 20, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 20, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation plans to report its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 30, 2009, on Tuesday, March 24, 2009. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, Chief Executive Officer, and David Tehle, Chief Financial Offi...
Feb 10, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Feb 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation today reported total sales of $2.85 billion for its fiscal fourth quarter ended January 30, 2009, an 11.2 percent increase from 2007 fourth quarter sales of $2.56 billion. Same-store sales for the quarter increased 9.4 percent. Sales in the qua...
Feb 4, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Feb 04, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation announced that Rick Dreiling, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and John Feray, Senior Vice President, Finance and Strategy, are scheduled to make a presentation to the investment community at the Goldman Sachs Second Annual Consumer/Retail...
Jan 13, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS (January 13, 2009) - Dollar General will extend its sponsorship of Sarah Fisher Racing (SFR) into 2009 by serving as the primary sponsor of the No. 67 Honda-powered Dallara for four races, one each at Kansas, Indianapolis, Kentucky and Chicago, driven by IndyCar Series owner/driver Sarah Fisher. "Dollar General is ex...
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...
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