Dollar General Joins in the Solar Eclipse Viewing

August 21, 2017
It’s not every day there’s a total solar eclipse in the United States. Come August 21, however, Dollar General employees and customers throughout the 44 states Dollar General serves will witness the Great American Total Solar Eclipse, a phenomenon that hasn’t happened in the United States since 1918.

Dollar General was founded 78 years ago, meaning that a total solar eclipse has never occurred across the entire United States during the lifetime of the company. All Dollar General customers and employees will have the opportunity to view parts of the solar eclipse on August 21, but far less will get to see the total solar eclipse as it can only be seen in select cities across the country.

Photo Credit: and Eric Bateman

Mark the calendar to witness the phenomenon visible only in the United States. Dollar General is excited to experience this once in a lifetime event alongside our valued customers! 

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 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, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 18,566 stores in 47 states as of July 29, 2022. 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. Learn more about Dollar General at 

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