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Dollar General’s Dreiling to Retire

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO, has said he intends to retire on May 30 of next year, or upon the naming of a successor. The 60-year old Dreiling has served as Dollar General’s CEO since January 2008 and was named chairman in December of that year. A Dollar General statement said theMore »

Dollar General to Enter Three New States

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-Dollar General will establish its first presence in Maine, Oregon and Rhode Island with store openings within the next year. The dollar-store retailer will begin construction on stores in Maine and Rhode Island this fall, and will expand into Oregon in early 2015. Once these stores are open, Dollar General will have locations inMore »

Dollar General Q1 Net Up Slightly

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-While sales made a healthy gain in the quarter, rising expenses dampened the bottom line for Dollar General, whose net income edged up 1.1 percent to $222.4 million. Net sales totaled $4.5 billion, up 6.8 percent and including a same-store sales increase of 1.5 percent. Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and CEO, noted thatMore »

Dollar General Sets New Profit, Sales Records for Q3

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-In the face of a challenging economy, Dollar General was able to post new records for net income and sales in its fiscal third quarter ending on Nov. 1. Net income rose 14.3 percent to $237.4 million, and net sales jumped 10.5 percent to $4.4 billion. Same-store sales in the quarter were up 4.4More »