Dollar General Announces 2020 Supplier and Diversity Innovation Summit
July 23, 2020
"We are excited to host our 2020 Supplier and Diversity Innovation Summit and engage with potential new vendors as part of Dollar General's continual efforts to provide relevant products to our customers," said Jason Reiser, Dollar General's executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. "We are grateful for the continued partnership with Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) to support these ongoing efforts, and we look forward to learning about how new businesses and products can best serve our customers."
In order to participate, suppliers must hold at least one of the diversity certifications and provide items listed in the categories below:
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To apply, interested suppliers, companies and manufacturers may submit their product information at www.rangeme.com/dgsupplierdiversity from Wednesday, July 22 through end of day on Friday, August 7, 2020. Selected companies are expected to be notified via email by Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) of the time of their virtual meeting with a member of the Dollar General merchandising team.
In keeping with the Company’s mission of Serving Others and core values, which include respecting the dignity and differences of others, Dollar General and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation also recently announced a combined $5 million pledge in support of racial equality. These funds are expected to be distributed to national and local organizations focused on literacy, education and racial and social justice.
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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 March 3, 2023, the company’s 19,147 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 DollarGeneral.com.