Dollar General opens 14,000th store
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — A discount chain has reached a new milestone. Dollar General on Wednesday announced the opening of it 14,000th store, located in Dauphin, Pa., which it marked with a grand opening celebration.
“Dollar General is excited to celebrate our company’s continued growth by celebrating our 14,000th store grand opening today,” Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos said. “For nearly 80 years, Dollar General has continually been focused on delivering everyday low prices, convenience and value to the communities we serve. I am especially grateful to the more than 127,000 Dollar General employees who support the company every day through our mission of serving others, our customers and our communities in helping us reach this milestone.”
The company currently employs roughly 5,700 people in Pennsylvania across roughly 625 stores and its distribution center in Bethel.
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HRG’s Dave Wendland invited to join Forbes Agency Council
WAUKESHA, Wis. — The Forbes Agency Council has added Dave Wendland, VP of strategic relations and member of the owners group for Hamacher Resource Group, into its ranks.
“It’s a privilege to be invited to join the Forbes Agency Council and I’m thrilled that HRG’s deep and broad retail supply chain expertise will reach a wider audience. I’m looking forward to sharing my experiences and insights, as well as being able to tap into the knowledge of my fellow council peers,” said Wendland.
Wendland joins other Forbes Agency Council members who are hand-selected to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on Forbes.com. Members also get access to the people, benefits, and expertise they need to grow their businesses.
“We are honored to welcome Dave into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world,” added Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils.