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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 ...
May 14, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 14, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Dollar General Literacy Foundation continues its fight against illiteracy by awarding grants totaling $4.8 million to 314 nonprofit organizations that promote literacy and education. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation aims to increase literacy among adults and f...
Apr 27, 2009
Kansas City, KS (April 26, 2009) - Dollar General announced today their sponsorship expansion of IndyCar Series driver and team owner Sarah Fisher of Sarah Fisher Racing, LLC (SFR) in 2009. The discount retailer will sponsor Fisher at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) and Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS), in addition to their sponsorship of Fisher...
Apr 10, 2009
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Apr 10, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General is celebrating its sponsorship of Sarah Fisher Racing (SFR) in the Indy 500 by offering customers a chance to win a trip to the race and meet IndyCar driver Sarah Fisher. The discount retailer is partnering with AMP and Frito Lay to bring customers the "Ti...
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...
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