February 23, 2017 12:26 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

Phone:

615-855-4000

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 Announces Plans for New York Distribution Center

Dollar General announced plans to build the company’s 16th distribution center in Amsterdam, New York, located in Montgomery County. At full capacity, the project is expected to create 430 new jobs, as well as up to 200 additional, temporary construction jobs needed to build the project. After necessary permits and approvals are received, construction on the estimated 750,000-square-foot facility should begin in late spring 2017 with a planned completion date in fall 2018.

Dollar General Opens Store in Hankinson, North Dakota

Dollar General expanded its presence into its 44th state as doors opened for business at the company’s newest store in Hankinson, North Dakota.

Dollar General Corp. Plans to Open 1,000 New Stores and Two New Distribution Centers

Dollar General Corp. intends to create approximately 10,000 new jobs in 2017 as the result of 1,000 planned new store openings and two new distribution centers. The creation of these approximate 10,000 new jobs will be a roughly 9% overall increase to its workforce.

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