Dollar General Corporation Announces Pricing of 30.0 Million Share Secondary Offering

  Dollar General Corporation Announces Pricing of 30.0 Million Share Secondary
  Offering

Business Wire

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. -- March 27, 2013

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced the pricing of an
underwritten secondary public offering of 30.0 million common shares at a
price to the public of $50.75 per share. The shares are being sold by certain
existing shareholders. No shares are being sold by the Company in this
offering, and it will not receive any proceeds from the offering.

In connection with the offering, certain of the selling shareholders have
granted to the underwriters an option to purchase up to 4.5 million additional
shares. The offering is expected to close on April 3, 2013, subject to
customary closing conditions.

Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and KKR are serving as joint book running
managers for the offering.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy any securities nor will there be any sale of these
securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer,
solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification
under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction. Copies of
the prospectus and related supplement may be obtained by contacting any of the
book running managers whose contact information is listed at the bottom of
this announcement.

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than
70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R)
by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food,
snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares
and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood
locations. With 10,506 stores in 40 states as of February 1, 2013, Dollar
General has more locations in the U.S. than any other retailer. In addition to
high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's
most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever,
Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola.


Book running managers:

Citigroup
Brooklyn Army Terminal
140 58th Street, 8th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Toll-free: (800) 831-9146
batprospectusdept@citi.com

Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Prospectus Department
200 West Street
New York, NY 10282
Telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by
emailing prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com

KKR
9 West 57th Street, Suite 4200
New York, NY 10019
Telephone: (212) 750-8300


Contact:

Dollar General Corporation
Investor and Financial Media Contacts:
Mary Winn Gordon, 615-855-5536
or
Emma Jo Kauffman, 615-855-5525