Shweta Bhatia Receives Two Prestigious Technology Awards

August 04, 2023

Bhatia Named as Honoree to Chain Store Age’s 2023 Retail’s Top Women Awards and Retail Info Systems’ 2023 Top Women in Retail Tech List

Shweta Bhatia, Dollar General’s senior vice president of information technology applications and base engineering, was recently named to Chain Store Age’s 2023 Retail’s Top Women Awards in the technology category and Retail Info Systems’ 2023 Top Women in Retail Tech list. Both awards recognize Bhatia’s innovative mindset and leadership in transforming DG’s digital tools in more than 19,000 stores.
“While continually adapting to retail’s ever-changing environment, Shweta keeps DG’s mission of Serving Others top of mind when creating transformative solutions to further enhance our customer experience,” said Carman Wenkoff, Dollar General's executive vice president and chief information officer. “On behalf of the entire leadership and DG’s Information Technology team, we congratulate Shweta and the technology engineering team for these prestigious awards.”

Shweta joined Dollar General in 2022 and leads the Company’s technological advancement development to deliver value and convenience for customers, which includes DG’s digital initiatives roster of the DG app, DG Self-Checkout and a DoorDash partnership .

Chain Store Age’s 2023 Retail’s Top Women Awards recognizes outstanding female executives in retail to highlight the crucial role women play in key areas of retail operations and their overall contributions to the industry at large.  The program recognizes women in the following categories: technology, supply chain, store development/facilities management, and real estate.

Retail Info Systems’ 2023 Top Women in Retail Tech list highlights the female retailers driving the industry forward thanks to their innovative use of technology, showcasing the retail industry’s most innovative, out-of-the-box tech executives.

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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