Dollar General Offers Discount for Military on Veterans Day

November 04, 2010

Veterans, Active Military and Their Families Receive 10 Percent Discount Nov. 11

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 04, 2010 - Dollar General is honoring men and women who have served our country in the military with a special Veterans Day discount. On November 11, all veterans, active duty military, National Guard and Reserve, and their immediate families will receive a 10 percent discount at Dollar General.

“Dollar General proudly supports military members, veterans and their families,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “We are extremely grateful for the sacrifices they have made in protecting our country. On Veterans day, when the country honors their service and sacrifice, Dollar General would like to show its appreciation as well.”

Dollar General is deeply committed to supporting veterans, active military and their families. The company employs more than 3,500 veterans and more than 100 National Guard and Reserve members.

Active military, veterans, and their families can request the discount on Nov. 11 at the check-out counter of any Dollar General store. No coupon is required to receive the discount. For more information, visit www.dollargeneral.com.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) 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 9,100 stores in 35 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 Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg’s, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.

Contact(s):

Dollar General Corporation
Tawn Earnest, 615-855-5209
or
Emily Weiss, 615-855-5210


ABOUT DOLLAR GENERAL CORPORATION
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for nearly 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 10,000 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 Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.

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