Dollar General Corporation Announces Pricing of 36.0 Million Share Secondary Offering

September 27, 2012

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), September 27, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced the pricing of an underwritten secondary public offering of 36.0 million common shares at a price to the public of $51.75 per share. The shares are being sold by certain existing shareholders. No shares are being sold by the Company in this offering, and it will not receive any proceeds from the offering.

In connection with the offering, certain of the selling shareholders have granted to the underwriters an option to purchase up to 5.4 million additional shares. The offering is expected to close on October 3, 2012.

Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and KKR are serving as joint book running managers for the offering.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction. Copies of the prospectus and related supplement may be obtained by contacting any of the book running managers whose contact information is listed at the bottom of this announcement.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With over 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more locations in the U.S. than any other discount retailer. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola.

Book running managers:

Citigroup
Brooklyn Army Terminal
140 58th Street, 8th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Toll-free: (800) 831-9146
batprospectusdept@citi.com

Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Prospectus Department
200 West Street
New York, NY 10282
Telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by
emailing prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com

KKR
9 West 57th Street, Suite 4200
New York, NY 10019
Telephone: (212) 750-8300

Contact(s):

Dollar General Corporation
Investor and Financial Media Contacts:
Mary Winn Gordon, 615-855-5536
or
Emma Jo Kauffman, 615-855-5525


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.

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