Dollar General Corporation to Webcast 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and First Quarter 2012 Conference Call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), May 23, 2012 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced the following information regarding upcoming webcasts of its 2012 annual meeting of shareholders and its first quarter 2012 financial results conference call.

2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Dollar General plans to webcast its 2012 annual meeting of shareholders on Friday, June 1, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. CT/10:00 a.m. ET. The webcast will be broadcast live online at under “Investor Information, Conference Calls and Investor Events” and will be accessible through Friday, June 15, 2012.

First Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Dollar General plans to report its financial results for the quarter ended May 4, 2012 on Monday, June 4, 2012, at 3:05 p.m. CT/4:05 p.m. ET. Following the release of this information, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, and David Tehle, chief financial officer, will host a conference call at 3:30 p.m. CT/4:30 p.m. ET on Monday, June 4, 2012.

If you wish to participate, please call (866) 710-0179 at least 10 minutes before the conference call is scheduled to begin. The pass code for the conference call is “Dollar General.” The call will also be broadcast live online at under “Investor Information, Conference Calls and Investor Events.” A replay of the conference call will be available through Monday, June 18, 2012, and will be accessible online or by calling (334) 323-7226. The pass code for the replay is 58216843.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 10,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations in America than any other retailer. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at