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The Dollar General Literacy Foundation Gives More Than $6.4 Million to Support Literacy across the U.S.

May 10, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 10, 2012 - The Dollar General Literacy Foundation today awarded more than $6.4 million in grants to 593 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools.




Dollar General Recognizes Georgia Mom as “Every Day Hero”

May 08, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--()--In recognition of moms who do extraordinary things every day for their families and communities, Dollar General® (NYSE: DG) is honoring Georgia mom Mary Gail Emery as its official “Every Day Hero.” Emery will also be featured on OWN (The Oprah Winfrey Network) in May.




Dollar General Distribution Center Supports Education In Bessemer

April 30, 2012

Dollar General presented more than $50,000 in grants to Bessemer schools and organizations during its open house celebration on Saturday. The gifts mark the new distribution center’s opening and its dedication to the community.




Dollar General to Present at Barclays Capital Retail and Restaurants Conference

April 16, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 16, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) announced today that Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, and David Tehle, executive vice president and chief financial officer, are scheduled to make a presentation to the investment community at the Barclays Capital Retail and Restaurants Conference on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, beginning at approximately 9:30 a.m. ET. A webcast of this presentation can be accessed live through the Company’s website at www.dollargeneral.com, under "Investor Information, Conference Calls and Investor Events" and will remain available on the Company’s website through May 8, 2012.




Dollar General Supports First Lady Michelle Obama’s Joining Forces Initiative

April 13, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 13, 2012 - Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) today announced that it is supporting the White House’s Joining Forces initiative, which promotes private sector employment for members of the military community.






Dollar General Opens 10,000th Store

March 30, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 30, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announces the opening of its 10,000th store, giving the retailer a coast-to-coast presence for the first time in the company’s history. The landmark location is in Merced, Calif., which is one of the company’s first stores in the state, in addition to its 10,000th store nationwide.




Dollar General Corporation Announces Pricing of 25.0 Million Share Secondary Offering

March 27, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 27, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the pricing of an underwritten secondary public offering of 25.0 million common shares at a price to the public of $45.25 per share. The shares are being sold by certain existing shareholders. No shares are being sold by the Company in this offering, and it will not receive any proceeds from the offering.




Dollar General Corporation Announces 25.0 Million Share Secondary Offering

March 26, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 26, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced an underwritten secondary public offering of 25.0 million common shares. The shares are being sold by certain existing shareholders. No shares are being sold by the Company in this offering, and it will not receive any proceeds from the offering. In connection with the offering, certain of the selling shareholders have granted to the underwriters an option to purchase up to 3.75 million additional shares.




Dollar General Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results

March 22, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 22, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported record sales, operating profit and net income for its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter (14 weeks) and full year (53 weeks) ended February 3, 2012.





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