May 26, 2016

Dollar General reported a 2.2% lift in same store sales for the first quarter as the discounter said sales of consumables led growth in the period.

May 9, 2016

The company plans to begin construction on the project as early as summer 2016 with an estimated completion scheduled for summer/fall 2017.

April 29, 2016

Iconic candy brand Hershey is unveiling new, patriotic-themed packaging on some of its most popular brands as excitement for builds for the 2016 Olympic Games. 

March 24, 2016

The discounter is already in high gear, with plans to open a record 900 stores and remodel or relocate about 875 existing locations in 2016.

March 11, 2016

Dollar General's health and beauty expansion, in some stores, could go upwards of 16 feet, featuring a healthy mix of national brand and store brand.

March 10, 2016

The new targets were spelled out with the release of fourth quarter results which capped off what Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos said was another great year for the company.

January 22, 2016

After relinquishing the CEO role last year, Dollar General chairman Rick Dreiling will complete a previously announced leadership transition on Jan. 29 when he steps down as chairman of the 12,400 store chain.

December 7, 2015

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December 3, 2015

Dollar General missed Wall Street projections for sales in its third quarter, but the chain came out on top again in its earnings. It also named a permanent CFO.

December 2, 2015

American Express Serve customers can use cash to reload their cards at all Rite Aid and Dollar General locations now. 

November 16, 2015

Dollar General is looking to expand its infrastructure with the opening of a new distribution center. 

October 14, 2015

Dollar General said the move was part of a broader initiative aimed at proactively improving efficiencies and reducing expenses by restructuring its corporate support functions.

September 29, 2015

By offering enhanced benefits for customers who use its digital coupon program, Dollar General is hoping to increase participation. 

September 14, 2015

Dollar General is giving major financial support to a cause that may appeal to many value-oriented shoppers.

September 1, 2015
Dollar Tree swung to a loss in its second quarter on higher integration costs related to its acquisition of a formal rival. But its revenue skyrocketed as a result of the merger.
August 27, 2015

Dollar General grew both customer traffic and average ticket for the 30th consecutive quarter, CEO Todd Vasos reported. 

August 10, 2015

The retailer presented its inaugural A Day of Beauty event at the Music City Center, Davidson Ballroom, in downtown Nashville, on Aug. 8.

August 7, 2015

Chief merchant David D'Arrezo departs Dollar General as the company turns to DG veteran Jim Thorpe to take over merchandising. 

June 25, 2015

Dollar General has appointed John Garratt as interim CFO, effective July 1.

June 16, 2015

On the heels of opening its 12,000th store, Dollar General has named five executives to key leadership positions within its merchandising and supply chain organizations.

June 10, 2015

Longtime Dollar General executive Jeff Owen will come back to lead store operations, the company announced Wednesday. 

June 2, 2015

Dollar General is well on its way to realizing 7% growth in total square footage this year. 

June 1, 2015

 Juliette, Ga. marks location No. 12,000 for Dollar General. 

May 28, 2015

Dollar General Corp. on Thursday named Todd J. Vasos, COO, to the position of chief executive, effective June 3.