December 5, 2011



It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It’s that kind of Dickensian double-speak that personifies the tone of the holiday forecasts this year — forecasts that have really been all over the board.

December 5, 2011

The combined store count of the county's largest dollar store chains outnumbers that of the largest retail pharmacy chains as continued economic difficulties drive the channel's growth, according to a new study released Monday by Colliers International.

December 5, 2011

Optimism, skepticism, confidence and concern were among the range of emotions shared by Walmart suppliers who participated in the second annual Walmart Supplier Survey conducted by Drug Store News’ sister publication Connecting Northwest Arkansas.


December 5, 2011

To deliver the value of a supercenter with the convenience of a drug store — that is the essence of the Dollar General strategy.


August 30, 2011

Dollar General results showed that low-end consumers have some spending power and a taste for its brand of discount retail.

July 26, 2011

Financial services firm Credit Suisse tabulated total basket increases of 2.7% year over year and 1% month over month for retail.

June 21, 2011

Winn-Dixie has filed suit against Dolgencorp, the parent company of Dollar General. The grocer confirmed that the suit was filed because Dolgencorp “knowingly violates legal, noncompete provisions of Winn-Dixie leases in shopping centers in which both businesses operate,” Winn-Dixie told the Jacksonville Business Journal in an email.

June 1, 2011

Sales and profits continued to pile up at Dollar General during the first quarter as shoppers sought value at the retailer’s 9,500 stores.

May 26, 2011

Dollar General announced its plans to expand its operations to California in 2012.

March 25, 2011

Dollar General maintained its momentum in 2010 by achieving record sales, profits and expansion; and it’s looking like 2011 will bring more of the same.

March 25, 2011

Expectations of improved profitability at Dollar General mean the company will keep the pedal to the metal in terms of expansion.

March 22, 2011

Though Dollar General's fourth-quarter sales growth came in at slightly below analysts' expectations, the company still is considered a good investment.

January 3, 2011

Building on its plans to open 625 new stores in fiscal 2011, Dollar General on Monday resolved to create 6,000 new jobs.

December 6, 2010

Dollar General reported that its third quarter net income was $128 million, or diluted earnings per share of 37 cents.

November 1, 2010

CVS/pharmacy, Kroger and Dollar General have been selected as the recipients of the Grocery Manufacturers...

October 11, 2010

Dollar General’s health brand Rexall will be gracing the No. 11 Braun Racing entry in...

September 1, 2010

Retailers operating outside of the dollar channel are beginning to experience some night terrors. Because...

August 30, 2010

Sales and profits at Dollar General grew at a healthy pace during the second quarter...

August 18, 2010

Dollar General on Wednesday confirmed the company is test-marketing the sale of beer -- and...

June 7, 2010

Net income for Dollar General rose nearly 64% for the first quarter of fiscal 2010....

May 10, 2010

Dollar General announced that it is providing more than $200,000 in cash and merchandise to...

May 3, 2010

Discount retailer Dollar General is making merchandise donations to the American Red Cross to aid...

March 30, 2010

Dollar General reported strong fourth-quarter and fiscal-year results Wednesday....

March 28, 2010

Dollar General on Monday promoted two senior executives — John Flanigan to EVP global supply...