Dollar General honored with Company of the Year in Retail award

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General was recognized as Company of the Year in Retail with a Gold Stevie award at the 11th Annual American Business Awards earlier this week in Chicago in recognition of the company’s position in the retail sector.

“Dollar General is honored to receive the company of the year recognition in retail from the American Business Awards,” said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO. “This recognition is reflective of the dedication of more than 95,000 Dollar General employees to serve our customers by helping them save time and money everyday.”

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program, whose purpose is to demonstrate and honor outstanding achievements and positive contributions of organizations and business people worldwide. With more than 3,000 nominations, Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 320 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process this year.

“This year’s American Business Awards was outsized in every way,” said Michael Gallagher, Stevie Awards founder and president. “More entries and more judges than ever before, and I’d have to say the most impressive collection of nominations we’ve ever received. We congratulate all of this year’s Stevie winners for their outstanding work.”

Additional details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners announced on June 17 are available at

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