magazine recently announced its 2018 Fortune
500 list of top companies and Dollar General ranked #123, up five spaces from its previous position in 2017 as #128.
Dollar General was first mentioned on the Fortune
500 list in 1998 and has risen 136 ranks in ten years since going public in 2009. Dollar General also joined the S&P 500 in November 2012.
According to Fortune
, the Fortune
500 list represents approximately $12.8 trillion in revenue, $1 trillion in profits, $21.6 trillion in market value and employment for 28.2 million people worldwide.
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 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 15,015 stores in 44 states as of August 3, 2018. 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 www.dollargeneral.com.