GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), March 14, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that Gregory (Greg) A. Sparks has been named executive vice president – store operations, effective March 19, 2012, reporting to Chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling. Sparks will assume all responsibilities for the operations of more than 9,900 retail stores in 38 states. In addition, Sparks will serve on the Company’s real estate and store development committee.
Dollar General is celebrating pets and their owners with the “Our Pets. Our Heroes.” essay contest. The contest, which begins February 27 and ends on March 25, 2012, will award $5,000 grand prizes to four essay writers.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), February 06, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) plans to report its financial results for its fiscal 2011 fourth quarter and full year ended February 3, 2012, on Thursday morning, March 22, 2012. In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, and David Tehle, chief financial officer, will host a conference call on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. CT/10:00 a.m. ET.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (February 2, 2012) – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation provided four Southern Nevada elementary schools with $1,000 grants to fund literacy and education programs. Elementary schools that received a grant were Kermit Booker, Kit Carson, Matt Kelly and Wendell P. Williams. All of the schools are located in the City of Las Vegas’ Ward 5.
Dollar General is expanding its pet food assortment with the addition of BUTCHER’S SELECTS® Premium Dog Food. Manufactured by Mars Petcare US, the new product line offers high-quality, protein-packed dog food at a great value. BUTCHER’S SELECTS® Brand is available exclusively at Dollar General stores.
Customers can easily and inexpensively print photos and create photo keepsakes online
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), January 03, 2012 - Discount retailer Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is creating more than 1,300 jobs in Southern and Central California with the opening of 50 new stores and a distribution center in 2012. Hiring begins this week in Southern California.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), January 03, 2012 - Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) announced today that it plans to open 625 new stores and add more than 6,000 new jobs in 2012. These new stores and jobs will be spread among Dollar General’s 38-state operating area, plus California and Massachusetts.