ABOUT DOLLAR GENERAL CORPORATION
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 11,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.

Dollar General Opens 58 Stores In May

June 05, 2003

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dollar General (NYSE: DG) reports opening 58 stores in the four-week period ended May 30, 2003. In the first four months of the current fiscal year, the Company has opened 281 stores. With these additional stores, as of May 30, 2003, the company operated 6,379 stores.

The 58 newest store locations include three in Alabama; one in Arkansas; seven in Florida; four in Georgia; one in Illinois; two in Louisiana; two in Michigan; three in Mississippi; one in New Jersey; five in New York; six in North Carolina; five in Ohio; two in Pennsylvania; three in South Carolina; seven in Tennessee; five in Texas; and one in West Virginia.

Dollar General is a Fortune 500® discount retailer with stores in 27 states. The Company is headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, with distribution centers in Scottsville, Kentucky; Ardmore, Oklahoma; South Boston, Virginia; Indianola, Mississippi; Fulton, Missouri; Alachua, Florida; and Zanesville, Ohio. Dollar General's Web site can be reached at www.dollargeneral.com.

SOURCE  Dollar General Corporation
    -0-                             06/05/2003
    /CONTACT:  Emma Jo Kauffman, +1-615-855-5525, Andrea Ewin Turner,
+1-615-855-5209, both of Dollar General/
    /Web site:  http://www.dollargeneral.com /
    (DG)


<< Back

You must be logged in to view this item.



Login

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.