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, clothing for the family, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operates 13,320 stores in 43 states as of February 3, 2017. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted brands such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.

Dollar General Corporation to Announce Second Quarter Financial Results on September 3 and To Present at Goldman Sachs 15th Annual Global Retailing Conference on September 4

August 27, 2008

To Present at Goldman Sachs 15th
Annual Global Retailing Conference on September 4

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Aug 27, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation plans to report its financial results for the second quarter ended August 1, 2008, on Wednesday, September 3, 2008.

Second Quarter Conference Call

In connection with the announcement, Rick Dreiling, Chief Executive Officer, and David Tehle, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call on Wednesday, September 3, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. CDT/10:00 a.m. EDT to discuss the results of the quarter.

If you wish to participate, please call (866) 710-0179 at least 10 minutes before the conference call is scheduled to begin. The pass code for the conference call is "Dollar General." The call will also be broadcast live online at www.dollargeneral.com under "Investor Information, Conference Calls and Investor Events." A replay of the conference call will be available through Thursday, September 18, 2008, and will be accessible online or by calling (334) 323-7226. The pass code for the replay is 71635131.

Goldman Sachs 15th Annual Global Retailing Conference

Dollar General will also make a presentation to the investment community at the Goldman Sachs 15th Annual Global Retailing Conference on Thursday, September 4, 2008, beginning at approximately 8:30 a.m. CDT/9:30 a.m. EDT. A webcast of this presentation can be accessed live through the Company's Web site at www.dollargeneral.com under "Investor Information, Conference Calls and Investor Events." This webcast will be available through Thursday, September 18, 2008.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General is the largest discount retailer in the United States by number of stores with more than 8,300 neighborhood stores located in 35 states. Dollar General helps shoppers Save Time. Save Money. Every Day.(R) by offering national branded items that are frequently used and replenished such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood stores. Dollar General is among the largest retailers of top-quality products made by America's most trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, and Fruit of the Loom. The Company store support center is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. Dollar General's Web site can be reached at www.dollargeneral.com.

SOURCE: Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation 
Investor Contact: 
Emma Jo Kauffman, 615-855-5525 
or 
Media Contact: 
Tawn Earnest, 615-855-5209

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