Dollar General Earns Top Spot on Training Magazine’s Top 125 List for Second Consecutive Year

February 25, 2020

Recognition marks the major retailer’s ninth year on the magazine’s Top 125 list

Goodlettsville, Tennessee – February 25, 2020 – Dollar General proudly announced today it earned Training magazine’s top honor for its 2020 Top 125 list for the second year in a row. In addition to the Company’s second year of earning the magazine’s top training honor, this is the Company’s third year among the prestigious list’s top five honorees and the ninth consecutive year to be named to the Top 125 list.
“For Dollar General, investing in our employees as a competitive advantage is one of our key operating priorities. To be recognized by Training magazine as the top company for training and development two years in a row is a great honor that exemplifies this commitment,” said Kathy Reardon, Dollar General’s senior vice president and chief people officer. “It is my honor to congratulate and thank our training and development team for their ongoing hard work and dedication to support their colleagues’ career growth and best prepare them to serve our customers.”
Dollar General’s training and development programs are guided by the Company’s mission of Serving Others. In that spirit, Dollar General continues to support approximately 143,000 employees reach new career heights through its best-in-class training, career guidance and additional resources to support employees’ career development.
Training magazine’s Training Top 125 list of corporate training departments worldwide aims to recognize organizations that champion training and employee development tied to corporate strategic goals and business impact. According to Training magazine, the Top 125 rankings are determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including financial investment in employee training and development, the scope of training programs, how closely training and development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives and their effectiveness in terms of business impact.

In addition to Training, Dollar General was recognized on Fortune magazine’s 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies list and named as Mass Market Retailer’s 2020 Retailer of the Year.

Learn more about Dollar General’s training and development program and the Training magazine Top 125, by visiting

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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