October 16, 2014
Goodlettsville, Tenn. -- Dollar General Corporation announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art distribution center in San Antonio, Texas. It will be the 13th facility in the retailer’s growing distribution network.  
September 10, 2014

Dollar General Corp. is upping the ante in its $9.1 billion bid to purchase Family Dollar Inc. by making a hostile takeover offer to Family Dollar stockholders of $80 per share.

June 27, 2014

Dollar General announced that CEO and chairman Rick Dreiling plans to retire as chief executive effective May 30, 2015, or when a successor is appointed.

June 9, 2014

Dollar General plans to expand its nationwide presence into three new states within the next year, increasing the company’s presence to 43 states across the country. The discount retailer will begin construction on stores in Maine and Rhode Island in fall 2014, with plans to expand into Oregon in early 2015.

January 4, 2012

Dollar General plans to open 625 stores and add more than 6,000 new jobs in 2012.

December 7, 2011

Dollar General on Monday told analysts the company plans to open 40 DG Market concepts in 2012 in both new and existing markets based on the success of the concept.

December 5, 2011

Dollar General Corp. reported that its fiscal third-quarter net rose 34% to $171.2 million on higher sales.

August 30, 2011

Dollar General Corp. reported Tuesday that its second-quarter net income rose 3.5% to $146 million from $141.2 million in the year-ago period.

June 1, 2011

Dollar General Corp. reported Wednesday that profit for the quarter ended April 29 surged 15% to $157 million, compared with $136 million in the year-ago period.

May 26, 2011

Dollar General Corp. announced that it plans to open its first stores in California in 2012 following successful expansions in such other western states as Arizona and Colorado in recent years.

January 3, 2011

Building on its plans to open 625 new stores in fiscal 2011, Dollar General Corp. announced that it will create 6,000 new jobs.

December 6, 2010

Dollar General Corp. on Monday lifted its earnings outlook for the year as fiscal third-quarter profit jumped 69% on continued growth in sales and margins.

December 2, 2008

Dollar General has appointed Richard Dreiling as chairman of the board, effective immediately....

November 19, 2008

Dollar General isn’t waiting until Black Friday to start its holiday promotions....

November 10, 2008

Dollar General has appointed Todd J. Vasos as its new division president and chief merchandising...

May 31, 2008

Dollar General Corp. has joined the growing number of retailers with in-store television networks....

April 9, 2008

Dollar General announced that David Bere, who most recently served as president and COO, has...

April 6, 2008

Dollar General is adding a TV network to its stores. The company began a limited...

March 27, 2008

Dollar General reported that sales in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007 were $2.56 billion...

January 31, 2008

At presstime, it was announced that Rick W. Dreiling had resigned as chairman, president and...

January 13, 2008

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