Dollar General Launches Mobile Applications

November 26, 2012

Customers will save time and money with free iPhone and Android applications

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), November 26, 2012 - Just in time for Cyber Monday, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announces its new mobile applications for iPhone and Android smartphones that include sales ads, store locations, coupons and more, giving shoppers access to Dollar General anytime, anywhere in the palm of their hand.

With the new Dollar General smartphone application, users can also learn about exclusive Cyber Monday deals available online for Nov. 26 including:

  • Polaroid 1.5 inch 4GM MP3 Player: $10
  • Atari Flashback 4 Plug & Play: $25
  • Sega Genesis Ultimate Portable Game Player: $25
  • Arcade Classic SEGA Genesis Game Console: $28
  • E-Reader with 7 inch screen: $25
  • SoundLogic Android 2.3 Notebook: $85

“Many of our shoppers use mobile phones for shopping and to make purchasing decisions,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s executive vice president, division president and chief merchandising officer. “We’re making shopping at Dollar General simpler for our customers by making ads and information available at the touch of a button on their mobile phone.”

The new app allows customers to:

  • Find stores with a store locator.
  • View ads, create shopping lists and share via email or text message.
  • Save money with mobile coupons.
  • Use free Quick Response (QR) scanner to access upcoming sales and unlock additional savings.
  • Connect with Dollar General through Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Consumers who download the application will be the first to learn about upcoming sales and can take advantage of special discounts and coupons that will be available on the DG mobile app and DG’s mobile site. The Dollar General application is currently available for free in most popular smart phone application markets.

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!® 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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Contact(s):

Dollar General Corporation
Crystal Ghassemi, APR, 877-944-3477
Crystal.ghassemi@dg.com

 


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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