Dollar General Unveils New DGX Concept

November 09, 2016
Dollar General is excited to announce a new, smaller format store, tentatively branded DGX, to serve busy, metropolitan shoppers with everyday low prices on the essentials they need in a convenient, easy-to-shop format.

Within approximately 3,400 sales floor square footage, DGX is expected to offer customers more items geared toward immediate consumption, including, for example, a soda fountain, coffee station and grab-and-go sandwiches. Additional items are expected to include a limited assortment of grocery offerings, pet supplies, candies and snacks, paper products, home cleaning supplies and an expanded health and beauty section. The store also is expected to feature items not typically found in quick-trip stores including a carefully-edited assortment of home, electronics and seasonal offerings. Finally, the store will include a checkout lane geared toward a high-volume, smaller basket size store with the goal of providing a quick and easy check out for customers.


Construction of the new store, which will be located at West End at the corner of 21st Avenue near downtown Nashville, is slated to begin later this fall with a grand opening scheduled for early 2017. Dollar General is also planning to open a similar DGX concept store in Raleigh, North Carolina in early 2017.

*Note: Included photographs are conceptual drawings subject to approval and may be modified. 

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 March 3, 2023, the company’s 19,147 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 DollarGeneral.com.
 


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