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News and information on merchandising and trends in retail pharmacies at Dollar General.

Retailers adjust store hours, focus on employees amid COVID-19 outbreak

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the industry is taking steps to keep stores safe for consumers and associates while still serving as a resource. 

Retailers dedicate 1st hour of shopping to seniors

Dollar General and Stop & Shop are dedicating the first hour of each shopping day to the senior community.

Dollar General expanded its presence to 45 states after opening of its new Pine Bluffs, W.Y. location.

Dollar General appointed Debra A. Sandler to its board, effective April 1, bringing the total number of members to nine.

During the fiscal year, Dollar General’s sales rose 7.6%, net sales increased by 8.3%, and the company reported plans to open 1,000 locations and relocate 80 existing stores.

Dollar General plans to create more than 8,000 new career opportunities during fiscal year 2020.

Mtn Dew Maui Burst, a limited-edition launch in 2019, will be available beginning Feb. 1 at more than 16,000 Dollar General stores across the nation.

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

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.

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