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Dollar General Receives Gold Globee
June 24, 2022

Dollar General Receives Gold Globee

Company Recognized in 2022 American Best in Business Awards


Dollar General to Host 2022 Days of Beauty
June 20, 2022

Dollar General to Host 2022 Days of Beauty

Six-Day Virtual Celebration Scheduled for July; Spotlights Health, Beauty and Wellness at DG


Carman Wenkoff Receives Two Prestigious Honors
June 09, 2022

Carman Wenkoff Receives Two Prestigious Honors

Dollar General is proud to announce Carman Wenkoff, executive vice president and chief information officer, was named among Insider’s Retail Tech Power Players and Retail Tech Insights Magazine’s Top CIOs in the Retail Industry.


Customer’s Meaningful Journey Provides Travel Tips
June 03, 2022

Customer’s Meaningful Journey Provides Travel Tips

DG customer Scott B. rode 4,427 miles along the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, creating a 'Top 10 Reasons to Stop at a Dollar General' list. ?


Dollar General Observes Mental Health Awareness Month
May 31, 2022

Dollar General Observes Mental Health Awareness Month

Dollar General recognizes the importance of employees being physically and mentally attuned to how they feel and aims to provide appropriate support and care needed for employees to feel their best. 


Dollar General Employees Honored Through DG Kindness Campaign
May 31, 2022

Dollar General Employees Honored Through DG Kindness Campaign

As part of the DG Kindness campaign, we are proud to recognize and highlight employees who embody our mission in their communities. 


Shareeka Meadows Featured in Empower Future Leaders Role Model List
May 20, 2022

Shareeka Meadows Featured in Empower Future Leaders Role Model List

Involve recently named Shareeka Meadows, DG’s vice president and divisional merchandising manager of apparel, among their 2022 Empower Future Leaders Role Model List.


Dollar General Announces New Diversity and Inclusion Leaders
May 19, 2022

Dollar General Announces New Diversity and Inclusion Leaders

DG has appointed three new diversity and inclusion leaders


Dollar General Expands Chemical Policy and Restricted Chemical List
May 18, 2022

Dollar General Expands Chemical Policy and Restricted Chemical List

As part of Dollar General’s efforts to serve customers and ensure product quality, the Company recently updated its Chemical Policy and expanded its Restricted Substance List (RSL). 


Dollar General Awarded by Retail TouchPoints
May 17, 2022

Dollar General Awarded by Retail TouchPoints

Award Recognizes Company’s Customer-Focused Digital Enhancements


Better For You Options at Dollar General
May 16, 2022

Better For You Options at Dollar General

Dollar General cares about, and is invested in, the well-being of the communities it serves, and it understands that millions of Americans and their families rely on DG to provide convenient, affordable and nutritious foods as well as health and wellness offerings. 


Dollar General Supports Local Elementary School Through Donations
May 13, 2022

Dollar General Supports Local Elementary School Through Donations

Company Partners with KPMG to Donate $10,000 to George A. Whitten Elementary; Provide Books, Backpacks Filled with Supplies to 500 Students


How Dollar General’s Literacy Foundation Helps Rebuild School Libraries
May 06, 2022

How Dollar General’s Literacy Foundation Helps Rebuild School Libraries

Since 2006, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s Beyond Words grant program has been a beacon of hope for school libraries destroyed or severely impacted by disasters.


Dollar General Introduces Five Deep Breaths and Scent Happy
May 05, 2022

Dollar General Introduces Five Deep Breaths and Scent Happy

Two new body care lines bring 11 new products and eight new scents exclusively to DG shelves with prices ranging from $1 to $4 each.


Dollar General Celebrates Ardmore Fresh Distribution Center’s One-Year Anniversary
May 04, 2022

Dollar General Celebrates Ardmore Fresh Distribution Center’s One-Year Anniversary

DG celebrated the one-year anniversary of its DG Fresh DC in Ardmore, OK with a $10,000 donation to a local food bank


Dollar General Prioritizes Inclusion Through an Unspoken Language
April 15, 2022

Dollar General Prioritizes Inclusion Through an Unspoken Language

Company’s Fulton, Missouri Distribution Center Actively Hires, Supports the Deaf and Hearing-Impaired


Being Here for What Matters: Dollar General’s Employee Assistance Foundation
April 13, 2022

Being Here for What Matters: Dollar General’s Employee Assistance Foundation

At Dollar General, employees are part of the family. When the unthinkable happens to a member of the Dollar General family, the DG Employee Assistance Foundation (DGEAF) is there to help by providing financial support for employees facing unprecedented hardships.


Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards $44,000 to Three Schools Impacted by Disasters
April 11, 2022

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards $44,000 to Three Schools Impacted by Disasters

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded a total of $44,000 to three schools impacted by disasters.


Dollar General Announces Additional Education Opportunities
April 04, 2022

Dollar General Announces Additional Education Opportunities

Dollar General today announced a new partnership with Workforce Edge to offer debt-free degree and education options to employees and their immediate family members.  


DG's Jennifer Dilts Named to National Confectionery Sales Association's Candy Hall of Fame
March 30, 2022

DG's Jennifer Dilts Named to National Confectionery Sales Association's Candy Hall of Fame

DG's senior buyer of candy and snacks, Jennifer Dilts, has been named to the NCSA's 2022 Candy Hall of Fame.


Dollar General Celebrates National Employee Appreciation Day
March 04, 2022

Dollar General Celebrates National Employee Appreciation Day

Dollar General is celebrating National Employee Appreciation Day by showcasing stories of employees leading with compassion and kindness.


Dollar General Recognized as a World’s Most Admired Company by Fortune


Dollar General Recognized by Human Rights Campaign Foundation
January 27, 2022

Dollar General Recognized by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Annual Corporate Equality Index Highlights Company’s LGBTQIA+ Efforts


Dollar General Literacy Foundation Presents More Than $50,000 to Help Rebuild Five School Libraries
January 26, 2022

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Presents More Than $50,000 to Help Rebuild Five School Libraries

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation presented a total of more than $50,000 to five schools in Illinois, Louisiana, New York and Tennessee to help rebuild school libraries impacted by natural disasters.


Dollar General Awards Second $50,000 Surprise Donation in January
January 25, 2022

Dollar General Awards Second $50,000 Surprise Donation in January

As part of the Company's Reading Revolution program, Dollar General representatives surprised the Izard County Consolidated School District in Brockwell, Arkansas with $50,000...


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