About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 14,000 stores in 44 states as of August 19, 2017. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted brands such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.

Dollar General Board Of Directors Declares Dividend

March 18, 2002

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. - March 18, 2002 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.032 per share, payable April 15, 2002, to common shareholders of record on April 1, 2002.

In addition, the Company announced that it would hold and webcast its 2002 annual meeting of shareholders on Monday, June 3, 2002. Shareholders of record on April 1, 2002 will be entitled to vote at the meeting.

As of February 1, 2002, Dollar General operated 5,540 stores in 27 states.

Investor Contact:
Kiley Fleming
(615) 855-5525

Media Contact:
Andrea Turner
(615) 855-5209


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