December 09, 2016 8:35 PM ET

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Company Overview of Dollar General Corporation

Company Overview

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as...

100 Mission Ridge

Goodlettsville, TN 37072

United States

Founded in 1939

113,400 Employees



Key Executives for Dollar General Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 54
Total Annual Compensation: $926.6K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Total Annual Compensation: $339.4K
Chief People Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 57
Total Annual Compensation: $522.0K
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 48
Total Annual Compensation: $515.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Dollar General Corporation Key Developments

Dollar General to Open First Smaller-Format DGX Store

Dollar General Corp. has leased a portion of the former TGI Friday's restaurant space at the corner of West End and 21st avenues for the first location under its new, smaller-format store concept. The store, tentatively branded DGX, is expected to open this fall with a 3,400-square-foot sales floor. It will target busy, metropolitan shoppers with everyday low prices on essential items in a convenient, easy-to-shop format.

Dollar General Opens New Store

Dollar General has opened a new location at 5950 E. Livingston Ave. on the East Side. Like others in the chain, it offers name brands and private brands of food, housewares, seasonal items, cleaning supplies, basic apparel and health/beauty products.

Dollar General Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable on September 28, 2016

Dollar General Corporation announced that on August 24, 2016, the Board of Directors declared its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share on the company’s common stock. The third quarter dividend will be payable on September 28, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 14, 2016.

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