Dollar General Now Accepting American Express

November 18, 2014
NEW YORK and GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.— (Nov. 17, 2014) – American Express and Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced all Dollar General stores now accept American Express cards as a form of payment. The rollout of American Express card acceptance capability throughout the Dollar General chain offers customers additional flexibility and convenience to make their shopping easier. Dollar General is the nation’s largest discount retailer by store count with more than 11,500 locations in 40 states.
 
“We strive to provide our customers with a simple and hassle-free shopping experience,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief operating officer. “The acceptance of the American Express card makes shopping even easier by offering additional flexibility in customers’ payment choices and is consistent with many of our new initiatives, including DG Digital Coupons, which are all aimed at making it easy to save time and save money at Dollar General.”
 
Gunther Bright, executive vice president of merchant services – U.S. at American Express, said: “We are committed to expanding the places where our Card Members can shop and are pleased to add Dollar General to our network. We want to be everywhere our Card Members are and with more than 11,500 locations nationwide, Dollar General brings tremendous value to our everyday spend category.”
 
For additional information, photographs or items to supplement a story, please contact the Media Relations Department at 1-877-944-DGPR (3477) or via email at pr@dg.com.
 
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for 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, house wares, and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 11,500 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills and PepsiCo. For more information on Dollar General, please visit www.dollargeneral.com.
 
About American Express
American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at americanexpress.com and connect with us on facebook.com/americanexpress, foursquare.com/americanexpress, linkedin.com/companies/american-express, twitter.com/americanexpress and youtube.com/americanexpress
 
Key links to products and services: charge and credit cards, business credit cards, travel services, gift cards, prepaid cards, merchant services, business travel, and corporate card

Contact:
      Dollar General Corporate Communications
      Media Hotline: 1-877-944-DGPR (3477)
      Dan MacDonald | Dan.Macdonald@dg.com
      Crystal Ghassemi, APR | Crystal.Ghassemi@dg.com
 
      American Express
      (212) 640-6445
      Sanette Chao| Sanette.chao@aexp.com
 

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 operated 13,601 stores in 44 states as of May 5, 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.

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