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Dollar General to sell CBD products in select states

Dollar General announced the availability of approximately 20 CBD product SKUs in 1,100 of its stores across Tennessee and Kentucky.

Dollar General reports strong Q3 store sales

Dollar General reported its best quarterly same-store sales in nearly five years, along with increases on its top and bottom lines.

Dollar General Panama City Florida

Dollar General celebrated the opening of its 16,000th store in Panama City, Fla., on Sunday, celebrating with giveaways and donations to local elementary schools.

Dollar General will open its new locations in Washington and Wyoming in 2020, which will expand its presence to 46 states within the nation, the company said.

Dollar General announced that its Literacy Foundation has awarded more than $2.8 million in youth literacy grants to help students and educators.

Dollar General reported a sales increase of 8.4% during its second-quarter performance and also appointed Jeffery C. Owen as COO.

Dollar General opened its 16th distribution center in Longview, Texas, which is expected to employ more than 400 people, the company said.

Dollar General is leveraging a mix of targeted advertising, data science and predictive modeling technologies to identify top candidates for external leadership positions.

Dollar General will first offer access to FedEx drop-off and pickup services at 1,500 stores in late summer and reach a total of 8,000 stores by the end of 2020.

Dollar General's net sales increased 8% to $6.6 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up 8% from $6.1 billion in the first quarter of 2018.

The line joins Dollar General’s first private-label beauty line called Studio Selection, which launched last year in the hair and skin categories.

Dollar General customers are now able to complete international or domestic Western Union money transfers at more than 15,400 stores.

Dollar General reported that its net income fell to $483.2 million for the quarter, the opening of 975 new stores, 1,000 remodels and 100 store relocations.

The retailer's third-quarter sales increased 8.7% to $6.42 billion, above estimates of $6.39 billion, and saw same-store sales rise to a better-than-expected 2.7%.

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