August 27, 2015

Dollar General posted better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter, but came up short on sales, even amid strong demand for tobacco products and other consumables.

August 10, 2015

Dollar General is upping its commitment to beauty with an expanded lineup of products and an in-store beauty magazine.

August 10, 2015

Dollar General is upping its commitment to beauty with an expanded lineup of products and an in-store beauty magazine.

August 7, 2015

Dollar General said James W. “Jim” Thorpe had rejoined the company as executive VP and chief merchandising officer, effective immediately. 

August 7, 2015

Dollar General said James W. “Jim” Thorpe had rejoined the company as executive VP and chief merchandising officer, effective immediately. 

July 22, 2015

Dollar General is taking a decidedly modern approach to the age-old tradition of back-to-school shopping.

June 24, 2015

The higher numbers of store closings are far from over, and it would not be accurate to refer to 2015 as a total turnaround, but it does seem noteworthy that there are significant categories of retail that have aggressively moved to capitalize on opportunities.

June 16, 2015

Dollar General has named five executives to key leadership positions within its global supply chain functions and merchandising organizations.

June 16, 2015

Dollar General has named five executives to key leadership positions within its global supply chain functions and merchandising organizations.

June 10, 2015

Jeff Owen will rejoin Dollar General Corp. as executive VP of store operations effective June 15.

June 2, 2015

Dollar General Corp. beat Wall Street expectations for profit but missed on sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

June 1, 2015

Dollar General on Saturday hit another milestone, opening its 12,000th store in the small town of Juliette, Georgia.

June 1, 2015

Dollar General on Saturday hit another milestone, opening its 12,000th store in the small town of Juliette, Georgia.

May 28, 2015

Dollar General Corp. named Todd J. Vasos, COO, to the position of chief executive, effective June 3. He has also been elected to the board.

May 21, 2015

Dollar Tree Inc. plans to sell about 330 Family Dollar stores to obtain Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval of its pending $8.5 billion acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

April 30, 2015

A look at brands and categories that are growingI read CSA editor-in-chief Marianne Wilson’s recent “From the Editor’s Desk” column (page 8, March 2015 issue, Chain Store Age) with great interest. Her piece — “The store is back (even though it never left)” — touched on the topic of brick-and-mortar retail expansion and “the relevance of offline retail in an omnichannel world.”The article got me thinking in more detail about the retail expansion we are seeing in 2015. What brands are growing?

April 30, 2015

This year’s Chain Store Age “10 Under 40” youthful overachievers — selected by nationwide search and nominations by colleagues — are intense, collaborative team-builders. Each talks about seeing, understanding and responding to the big picture — the whole forest. No one shies away from problems. They seek out big, creative challenges and work tirelessly until solutions emerge.This year’s group supports the broader industry, too. They are International Council of Shopping Center members, nationally and localy.

March 31, 2015

Dollar General is helping customers spring into savings with the launch of its spring Fast Way to Save digital coupon program.

March 31, 2015

Dollar General is helping customers spring into savings with the launch of its spring Fast Way to Save digital coupon program.

March 19, 2015

Dollar General Corporation announced that Rhonda M. Taylor, currently senior VP and general counsel, has been promoted to executive VP and general counsel.

March 16, 2015

Dollar General Corp. plans to increase employee income by making more working hours available to them, as opposed to raising salaries.

March 12, 2015

Dollar General announced Thursday that David Tehle, executive VP and CFO, will retire from Dollar General effective July 1, 2015.

March 12, 2015

Dollar General announced Thursday that David Tehle, executive VP and CFO, will retire from Dollar General effective July 1, 2015.

March 12, 2015

Dollar General Corp. is not sitting back while rivals Family Dollar and Dollar Tree prepare to merge. Following its failed bid to acquire Family Dollar, Dollar General has accelerated its expansion plans for 2015.