Dollar General Celebrates 500th Store in Michigan

November 26, 2018

On November 17, 2018, Dollar General marked a growth milestone with the grand opening of its 500th store in the Great Lakes State at 3245 Lewis Ave. in Ida. Dollar General opened its first Michigan location in June 2000 and continues to provide value and convenience to Michiganders through its 500 stores in the state. 

“Dollar General is elated to celebrate the milestone opening of our 500th store in Michigan. With its nearly two-decade history in Michigan, Dollar General remains committed to delivering a satisfying shopping experience that includes a convenient location, a wide assortment of merchandise and great prices on quality products,” said Dan Nieser, Dollar General’s senior vice president of real estate and store development. “We hope our Michigan customers will enjoy shopping at Dollar General’s new location.”

Dollar General celebrated the store’s official grand opening with free prizes and special deals. The State of Michigan paid special tribute to the 500th Michigan location with the presentation of a commemorative plaque for the store.

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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