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Dollar General Reports Record First Quarter Financial Results

June 04, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 04, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported record sales, operating profit and net income for its fiscal 2012 first quarter (13 weeks) ended May 4, 2012.




Dollar General Corporation to Webcast 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter 2012 Conference Call

May 23, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 23, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the following information regarding upcoming webcasts of its 2012 annual meeting of shareholders and its first quarter 2012 financial results conference call.




Dollar General’s SVP of Real Estate and Store Development Named ICSC Tennessee Retail Chair

May 21, 2012
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (May 21, 2012) – Dollar General is pleased to announce that Gayle Aertker, senior vice president of real estate and store development, has been appointed as the International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) Tennessee retail chair.



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.





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