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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), April 02, 2014 - Throughout April 2014, more than 11,000 Dollar General retail locations across the country will collect donations to benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization.