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.

May 15, 2015

Dollar General is making a difference in the lives of its customers and their communities with another massive donation to literacy programs.

April 1, 2015

Dollar General is thinking digital this spring with a new way to appeal to coupon-clipping customers.

March 27, 2015

A strong track record operating Dollar General to date makes COO Todd Vasos a likely candidate for CEO, Sterne Agee suggested in a research note published Friday. 

March 19, 2015

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

 

March 12, 2015

The company is looking to capitalize on the momentum by accelerating what is already the retail industry’s most aggressive new store expansion plan.

March 12, 2015

Dollar General announced Thursday that David Tehle, EVP and CFO, will retire from the company this summer. 

March 9, 2015

Dollar General is on the move and expanding its presence to three new states.

 

January 22, 2015

Following the loss of its bid for Family Dollar, Dollar General Thursday announced that Rick Dreiling will continue as chairman and CEO through Jan. 29, 2016.

 

January 15, 2015

Dollar General is still fighting to acquire Family Dollar, the retailer stated on Thursday, noting that it is in ongoing discussions with the Federal Trade Commission.

 

January 12, 2015

Dollar Tree believes it will need to divest fewer than 300 locations in its pursuit of Family Dollar, the dollar store operator announced.

December 23, 2014

In not-unexpected news, Family Dollar has delayed its shareholder vote on a potential acquisition by Dollar Tree.

December 19, 2014

Dollar General on Friday stated that it remains actively engaged in discussions with the Federal Trade Commission regarding the extent of potential divestitures that would be required in connection with an acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

December 5, 2014

Dollar Tree on Friday suggested its pending merger with Family Dollar could be completed as early as February 2015 with a "relatively small number" of divestitures.

 

December 4, 2014

The company plans to get bigger faster in 2015 by opening two stores every day and enhancing the productivity of an already expansive footprint.

 

November 19, 2014

Dollar General Wednesday afternoon affirmed its commitment to the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

November 19, 2014

The New York Post on Wednesday reported that Dollar General may have to divest as many as 4,000 stores to satisfy the Federal Trade Commission in its bid for Family Dollar.