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 has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 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. Dollar General operated 17,683 stores in 46 states as of July 30, 2021. 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.