ABOUT DOLLAR GENERAL CORPORATION
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 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 11,800 stores in 43 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
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 scheduled to begin. The pass code for the conference call is "Dollar General." The call will also be broadcast live online at www.dollargeneral.com. A replay of the conference call will be available until 1:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, June 6, online or by calling (402) 530-8076.
Weekly sales trends are announced on Mondays, after the market closes, and can be obtained by calling (615) 855-5529.
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