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 Reports April Sales

May 10, 2007

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., May 10, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported total retail sales for the April four-week period ended May 4, 2007, equaled $674.5 million, an increase of 0.2 percent over sales of $673.3 million for the four-week period ended May 5, 2006. For the fiscal 2007 four-week period, same-store sales decreased 2.4 percent compared to a 2.2 percent increase in the four-week fiscal 2006 period.

For the thirteen-week period ended May 4, 2007, Dollar General total retail sales increased 5.7 percent to $2.27 billion from $2.15 billion for the thirteen-week period ended May 5, 2006. Same-store sales for the thirteen-week period increased 2.4 percent.

About Dollar General

Dollar General is a Fortune 500(R) discount retailer with 8,182 neighborhood stores as of May 4, 2007. Dollar General stores offer convenience and value to customers by offering consumable basic items that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids and cleaning supplies, as well as a selection of basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices. 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
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