Holiday Savings at Dollar General Deliver Continued Focus on Customer Needs

Goodlettsville, Tennessee – November 13, 2020 – Dollar General (NYSE: DG) announced plans today to help customers celebrate and stretch their budgets this holiday season through savings events beginning on Friday, November 13, all while continuing safety measures and giving back to the nearly 17,000 communities the Company calls home.  The major retailer also announced an additional 20% military appreciation discount from Friday, November 13 through Sunday, November 15.
 
“We understand customers may be celebrating the upcoming holidays differently this year, and Dollar General has a number of ways to help,” said Jeff Owen, Dollar General’s chief operating officer.  “We remain focused on serving our customers by increasing contactless options with DG Pickup and self-checkout, delivering clean and inviting store environments and offering a series of sales events through an extended holiday season. We are equally excited to celebrate our mission of Serving Others through our ongoing partnerships with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and local toy drives including the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.”
 
 
Extended Veteran Discounts
Dollar General has extended its military appreciation discount to provide an additional 20% off qualifying purchases from November 13 through November 15 for veterans, active duty military members, members of the National Guard & Reserve and their families.  Additional savings are available in stores or by using the code MILITARY20 at DG.com.
 
Dollar General has a longstanding history of supporting those who serve through exclusive discounts, outreach in military communities through the Company’s military employee resource group, SERVE, and the founding of the Paychecks for Patriots program that supports service members’ transition to civilian life through meaningful employment opportunities.
 
 
DG Deal Days
Kickstarting an extended shopping period and series of savings events, DG first plans to offer a Pre-Holiday Event on November 13 and continue to provide exciting savings during selected periods below.  Specific offerings and savings will be available online.
   
 
More Ways to Shop This Holiday
DG enhances customer shopping experiences by offering additional ways to save time and money this holiday season.
   

 

 

 

 
 
Serving Others
In keeping with Dollar General’s mission of Serving Others, the Company plans to continue its annual partnerships with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, local toy drives and the St. Jude’s Thanks and Giving® campaign to support the communities it proudly calls home. In total, the Company plans to provide $485,000 to support the meaningful work of nonprofit organizations and schools this holiday season through the following activations:
   

 

  
Hiring Opportunities
DG continues to seek candidates to support opportunities across its stores, distribution centers, private fleet and corporate functions. The Company provides employees with competitive wages, world-class and award-winning training and development programs and benefits including day-one telemedicine eligibility and Dollar General’s Employee Assistance Foundation, as well as health insurance coverage options, 401K savings and retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave and adoption assistance to eligible employees. Individuals seeking to begin or grow their career are encouraged to review opportunities and apply online at www.dollargeneral.com/careers.
 
 
COVID
DG is proud to be an essential retailer and to have been able to remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic and takes its responsibility to help American households stretch their budgets very seriously.
 
For the upcoming holiday season, DG remains committed to keeping employee and customer safety a top priority and will continue proactive and preventative actions including a company-wide mask mandate, robust cleaning protocols and social distancing measures, as well as supplying additional hand sanitizer for employees and customers and providing paid sick leave for employees impacted by COVID-19. 
 
DG’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic response has been recognized by Forbes magazine, which identified the Company among its top 25 corporate responders, and is reflected in a Harris Poll that outlines the essential role DG  stores are playing.
 
 
Holiday Hours of Operation
DG will extend store hours of operations over the holiday shopping season.  Localized store operating hours may be found on the store locator here.
   

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
FedEx and Western Union
DG continues to provide customers with added convenience options this holiday from Western Union and FedEx.   

 
 
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