Dollar General Now Accepting American Express

November 18, 2014
NEW YORK and GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.— (Nov. 17, 2014) – American Express and Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced all Dollar General stores now accept American Express cards as a form of payment. The rollout of American Express card acceptance capability throughout the Dollar General chain offers customers additional flexibility and convenience to make their shopping easier. Dollar General is the nation’s largest discount retailer by store count with more than 11,500 locations in 40 states.
“We strive to provide our customers with a simple and hassle-free shopping experience,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief operating officer. “The acceptance of the American Express card makes shopping even easier by offering additional flexibility in customers’ payment choices and is consistent with many of our new initiatives, including DG Digital Coupons, which are all aimed at making it easy to save time and save money at Dollar General.”
Gunther Bright, executive vice president of merchant services – U.S. at American Express, said: “We are committed to expanding the places where our Card Members can shop and are pleased to add Dollar General to our network. We want to be everywhere our Card Members are and with more than 11,500 locations nationwide, Dollar General brings tremendous value to our everyday spend category.”
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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for 75 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, house wares, and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 11,500 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. 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. For more information on Dollar General, please visit
About American Express
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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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