Dollar General Moves Up in Fortune 500 Rankings

June 08, 2016
Dollar General is excited to announce we have increased our ranking to #139 on the 2016 Fortune 500 list, moving up 20 spots from 2015 and marking the highest Fortune 500 ranking the company has seen to date. DG continues to see growth within the company and in the communities we call home, which is all thanks to the more than 115,000 DG employees across the globe.

Dollar General was first ranked 259 when the company went public in 2009, increasing 120 spots over the past eight years.

Our convenient, everyday low price model continues to remain true to our customers and we look forward to future milestones and accomplishments as the company continues to grow.

Image courtesy of Fortune 500 available here.

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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