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Joe Gibbs Racing and Dollar General Announce Expanded Partnership

Joe Gibbs Racing and Dollar General Announce Expanded Partnership

June 28, 2014

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 28, 2014 - Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) and Dollar General announce today an expanded partnership with a multi-year agreement for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond. In addition, JGR announces the contract extension of driver Matt Kenseth that will keep him behind the wheel of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota.




Dollar General CEO Announces Retirement Plans

Dollar General CEO Announces Retirement Plans

June 27, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 27, 2014 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced today that its chairman and chief executive officer, Rick Dreiling, 60, has informed the Board of Directors of his intent to retire as CEO effective May 30, 2015 or upon the appointment of a successor. Dreiling has agreed to serve, at the discretion of the Board, as chairman during a transition period following the appointment of a new CEO.




Dollar General to Open Stores in Three New States

Dollar General to Open Stores in Three New States

June 09, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 09, 2014 - Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announced plans this week to expand its nationwide presence into three new states within the next year, increasing the company’s presence to 43 states across the country. The major discount retailer will begin construction on stores in Maine and Rhode Island this fall with plans to expand into Oregon in early 2015.




Dollar General Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Dollar General Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results

June 03, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 03, 2014 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its 2014 first quarter (13 weeks) ended May 2, 2014.




Dollar General Celebrates Grand Opening of its 12th Distribution Center in Bethel, Pennsylvania

Dollar General Celebrates Grand Opening of its 12th Distribution Center in Bethel, Pennsylvania

May 31, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 31, 2014 - This morning, nearly 1,000 Dollar General employees and their families, company executives and government officials celebrated the grand opening of the discount retailer’s 12th distribution center in Bethel, Pennsylvania. Located in Berks County, the distribution center represents a local investment of approximately $100 million and the creation of 500 local jobs.




Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards over $6 Million to 700 Schools, Nonprofits and Literacy Organizations across the U.S.

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards over $6 Million to 700 Schools, Nonprofits and Literacy Organizations across the U.S.

May 16, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 16, 2014 - Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of over $6 million in grants to 700 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations across the 40 states Dollar General (NYSE:DG) serves to support adult, family and summer literacy programs.




Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcasts of its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcasts of its 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

May 14, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 14, 2014 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the following information regarding webcasts of its 2014 annual meeting of shareholders and its first quarter earnings conference call.




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Dollar General Donates $75,000 to American Red Cross Across Storm-Ravaged Areas

Dollar General Donates $75,000 to American Red Cross Across Storm-Ravaged Areas

April 29, 2014

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 29, 2014 - In keeping with its mission of Serving Others, Dollar General (NYSE:DG) is helping in the recovery and rebuilding efforts following the severe storms in the south. Dollar General is donating $75,000 to the American Red Cross and will immediately begin collecting donations at its more than 11,000 stores across the country to further support American Red Cross disaster relief efforts.




Dollar General to Sponsor Villeneuve in Indianapolis 500

Dollar General to Sponsor Villeneuve in Indianapolis 500

April 23, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (BUSINESS WIRE), April 23, 2014 - Dollar General, the largest small-box discount retailer in the United States, will serve as primary sponsor for the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports entry driven by 1995 Indianapolis 500 winner Jacques Villeneuve in the 98th running of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on Sunday, May 25.





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