About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 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. 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. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Aug 13, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Dollar
General Corporation (NYSE: DG) announced that its Board of Directors declared a
dividend of $0.032 per share, payable September 9, 2002, to common shareholders
of record on August 26, 2002.
As of August 2, 2002, Dollar General operated 5,891 neighborhood stores in 27
states with distribution centers in Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri,
Ohio, Oklahoma and Virginia.
SOURCE Dollar General Corporation
CONTACT: investors, Emma Jo Kauffman, +1-615-855-5525, or media, Andrea
Turner, +1-615-855-5209, both of Dollar General Corporation