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

Dollar General’s Q1 reports biggest same-store rise in years

Dollar General’s net income surged to $650 million, or $2.56 a share, in the quarter ended May 1, up from $385 million, or $1.48 a share, in the year-ago period.

Dollar General’s Literacy Foundation awards more than $8.6M in grants

Dollar General’s Literacy Foundation awarded $8.6 million in grants to approximately 970 nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools.

Dollar General is investing an additional $25 million in retail, distribution center and fleet employee bonuses.

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. 

Dollar General opened its first store in Washington state, which will serve the residents of Wahkiakum county.

Dollar General is providing all medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10% discount on qualifying purchases.

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

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

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.

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