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Dollar General Surprises Texas School District with $50,000 Donation
January 14, 2022

Dollar General Surprises Texas School District with $50,000 Donation

Dollar General representatives visited Alpine Independent School District in Alpine, Texas, surprising the administration and students...


Dollar General Named a Top 50 Fastest-Growing Retailer by Total Retail
January 13, 2022

Dollar General Named a Top 50 Fastest-Growing Retailer by Total Retail

The Company ranked #21 for top year-over-year sales growth


Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant Application Cycle Opens
January 10, 2022

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant Application Cycle Opens

In fiscal year 2020, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded more than $16.1 million in grants...


Steve Sunderland Receives Best in Biz Award
January 05, 2022

Steve Sunderland Receives Best in Biz Award

EVP of Store Operations Named Gold Winner in Operations Executive of the Year Category


Dollar General Employee’s Act of Kindness Goes Viral
December 23, 2021

Dollar General Employee’s Act of Kindness Goes Viral

An act of kindness shared on social media garners nearly 2 million views...


Dollar General Provides Holiday Help to ‘Kid Santa’
December 21, 2021

Dollar General Provides Holiday Help to ‘Kid Santa’

Former foster child provides Christmas to other kids in need...


Reach Your Resolutions on a Budget at Dollar General
December 20, 2021

Reach Your Resolutions on a Budget at Dollar General

As many people set health-focused resolutions in the new year, healthy eating and living tips that don’t feel like a total uprooting of your everyday diet – and support your financial resolutions as well!


Dollar General Underscores Season of Thanks with Employee Recognition Event
December 08, 2021

Dollar General Underscores Season of Thanks with Employee Recognition Event

Highlights include Cheers to Peers recognition, DG Kindness story highlights, special employee awards, ‘Thankful for You’ tours by field leadership, complimentary employee meals, spirited accessory dress-up days, exclusive employee coupons and more.


Dollar General Announces pOpshelf Expansion
December 02, 2021

Dollar General Announces pOpshelf Expansion

Company Plans Significant Store Increase with Approximately 1,000 Total Stores Expected by FY 2025 Year End


Dollar General Plans International Expansion
December 02, 2021

Dollar General Plans International Expansion

Largest U.S. Retailer by Store Count Expands into Mexico; DG Currently Plans to Open Up to 10 Stores in Fiscal 2022


Dollar General Surprises New York Elementary School with $50,000
November 30, 2021

Dollar General Surprises New York Elementary School with $50,000

We loved surprising this amazing school community with these funds, especially knowing the positive impact they can have on current and future students alike.


Holiday Deals at DG!
November 22, 2021

Holiday Deals at DG!

Dollar General is looking to stretch customers’ budgets with deal days, offering additional discounts on top of everyday low prices.


Serving Others This Holiday
November 19, 2021

Serving Others This Holiday

This holiday season, we are pleased to partner with St. Jude and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to spread hope, healing and happiness.


DG’s Chief People Officer Recognized As Workplace Culture Leader
November 18, 2021

DG’s Chief People Officer Recognized As Workplace Culture Leader

Throughout her career, Kathy has continually supported DG employees and amplified our unique company culture, which centers on our mission of Serving Others...


Emily Taylor Named a Retail Innovator by Retail TouchPoints
November 17, 2021

Emily Taylor Named a Retail Innovator by Retail TouchPoints

Emily’s strategic vision and longstanding leadership help drive the Company’s continued efforts to innovate, capture growth opportunities and serve customers...


DG Unveils Winter 2021 BeautyCents Magazine featuring Allyson Felix
November 11, 2021

DG Unveils Winter 2021 BeautyCents Magazine featuring Allyson Felix

As an accomplished professional athlete, public figure, mother and women’s healthcare advocate, Felix credits having a strong support system with her ability to balance her roles.


Dollar General Provides Four-Day Veterans Day Discount
November 10, 2021

Dollar General Provides Four-Day Veterans Day Discount

Dollar General proudly recognizes veterans, active-duty military, National Guard and Reserve and their immediate family members for their sacrifices in serving our country.


Spend Less and Feed More This Holiday Season at Dollar General Stores
November 08, 2021

Spend Less and Feed More This Holiday Season at Dollar General Stores

Follow these tips on how to feed a crowd by highlighting key items people might typically buy at a grocery store that they can find more inexpensively at Dollar General.


pOpshelf Celebrates First Birthday with The Confetti Foundation
November 05, 2021

pOpshelf Celebrates First Birthday with The Confetti Foundation

For pOpshelf’s first birthday, the Company and The Confetti Foundation partnered with Tri Star Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee to create a big birthday surprise...


Emily Taylor Recognized by Top Women in Store Brands Award Program
November 04, 2021

Emily Taylor Recognized by Top Women in Store Brands Award Program

Women Impacting Storebrand Excellence (W.I.S.E.) and Store Brands Magazine Announce Honorees

 



Dollar General Receives Globee Business Excellence Award for COVID-19 Response
November 03, 2021

Dollar General Receives Globee Business Excellence Award for COVID-19 Response

Dollar General’s mission of Serving Others was further exhibited amid the COVID-19 pandemic as the health and safety of employees, customers and local communities remained a top priority.


What’s New at Dollar General
November 02, 2021

What’s New at Dollar General

Dollar General is excited to announce a selection of new products hitting shelves, from favorite national name brands to new, high quality private brands.


Shavely’s Earns 2021 Salute to Excellence Award
November 01, 2021

Shavely’s Earns 2021 Salute to Excellence Award

Dollar General’s Private Brand Receives Private Label Manufacturers Association Men’s Grooming Category Honors


Dollar General Celebrates Bowling Green Fresh Distribution Center Opening
October 29, 2021

Dollar General Celebrates Bowling Green Fresh Distribution Center Opening

Dollar General celebrated the opening of its Bowling Green, Kentucky fresh distribution center by demonstrating the Company’s mission of Serving Others, making a surprise $10,000 donation to the Bowling Green Independent School District.


City of Fargo, Georgia Demonstrates Appreciation for Dollar General
October 27, 2021

City of Fargo, Georgia Demonstrates Appreciation for Dollar General

When the newest Dollar General in Fargo, Georgia recently opened, the community and Mayor alike were equally excited for their newest store.


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