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Jun 6, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 6, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported total retail sales for the four-week period ended May 31, 2002, equaled $446.1 million compared with $375.5 million last year, an increase of 18.8 percent. Same-store sales for the May period increased 9.6 percent compared wi...
Jun 3, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 3, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced it has named David L. Bere to its Board of Directors.Chairman and CEO Cal Turner, Jr. made the announcement saying, "Dave Bere is an experienced executive who understands senior management dynamics of both small and la...
Jun 3, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.032 per share, payable July 1, 2002, to common shareholders of record on June 17, 2002.As of May 3, 2002, Dollar General operated 5,731 neighborhood stores in 27 states with distri...
Jun 3, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Jun 3, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) will webcast its Annual Meeting of Shareholders today at 10:00 a.m. CST. The webcast will be available on the Company's website at "http://www.dollargeneral.com ."As of May 3, 2002, Dollar General operated 5,731 neighborhood sto...
May 30, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported that net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2002 increased 26.8 percent to $45.9 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, compared with $36.2 million, or $0.11 per diluted share in the first quarter of fiscal 2001. The Compa...
May 30, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) will host a conference call today at 5:00 p.m. EDT to discuss its financial results for the first quarter of 2002.If you wish to participate, please call (630) 395-0020 at least ten minutes before the conference call is schedul...
May 24, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 24, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that it intends to webcast its Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The meeting will be held at the Goodlettsville City Hall auditorium in Goodlettsville, Tennessee on Monday, June 3, 2002, at 10:00 a.m. CDT. The webcast will be...
May 9, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 9, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported total retail sales for the four-week period ended May 3, 2002, equaled $427.2 million compared with $373.5 million last year, an increase of 14.4 percent. Same-store sales for the April period increased 5.5 percent compared w...
Apr 17, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Apr 17, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today the signing of a $450 million fully underwritten bank commitment with SunTrust Bank and SunTrust Capital Markets. The company intends to use the proceeds along with its excess cash to refinance its existing bank facilities ...
Apr 11, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Apr 11, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported total retail sales for the five-week period ended April 5, 2002, equaled $533.7 million compared with $461.3 million last year, an increase of 15.7 percent. Same-store sales for the March period increased 6.9 percent compare...
Apr 10, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Apr 10, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Officials at Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) responded today to Moody's Investors Service's downgrade of Dollar General's long-term rating from Ba1 to Ba2."We are disappointed by Moody's decision," said Jim Hagan, Dollar General executive vice president and c...
Apr 5, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Apr 5, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) will make a presentation to the investment community at the Banc of America Consumer Q&A Forum in New York City on Monday, April 8, 2002, beginning at 11:40 a.m. EDT. A web cast of the presentation will be available on the Company's website...
Apr 4, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Apr 4, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced it has named James D. Robbins to its Board of Directors. Mr. Robbins has been appointed to serve on Dollar General's audit committee.Chairman and CEO Cal Turner, Jr. made the announcement saying, "Jim Robbins has an ex...
Mar 26, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 26, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is hosting its 2002 Analyst Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee today. In addition to providing management presentations regarding its strategy and 2002 initiatives, the Company intends to reaffirm financial guidance provided in its earnings r...
Mar 18, 2002
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Mar 18, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is scheduled to host a conference call on Monday, March 18, 2002, at 5:00 p.m. EST to discuss its audited financial results for its 2001 fiscal year.If you wish to participate, please call (312) 470-7474 at least ten minutes be...
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