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Dollar General Names Greg Sparks EVP of Store Operations

March 14, 2012

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 Launches “Our Pets. Our Heroes.” Essay Contest

February 27, 2012

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.




Dollar General Corporation to Webcast Fourth Quarter 2011 Financial Results on March 22

February 06, 2012

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.




Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Grants

February 02, 2012

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.




BUTCHER’S SELECTS® Premium Food for Dogs Now Available Exclusively at Dollar General

January 26, 2012

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.




Dollargeneral.com Adds Photo Services to its Online Store

January 12, 2012

Customers can easily and inexpensively print photos and create photo keepsakes online






Dollar General Brings 1,300 Jobs to the Golden State in 2012

January 03, 2012

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.




Dollar General to Open 625 New Stores and Create More Than 6,000 New Jobs in 2012

January 03, 2012

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.







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