Post Tagged with: "Dollar General"

Dollar General opened its 11,000 store earlier this year, in Murfreesboro. Image: Dollar General

Dollar General’s New Years Resolution? Open 700 More Stores

by / on December 9, 2013

Dollar General has opened hundreds of stores across the nation in the past three years, The key has been new software, allowing the company to pinpoint not only which neighborhood is ideal, but which block, and even which side of the street.

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Mapco Express, Dollar General Now Take PayPal for In-Store Purchases

by / on January 14, 2013

PayPal is trying to gain a presence in brick and mortar stores. If you have a PayPal account, you can now use it at Brentwood-based Mapco Express or Dollar General, headquartered in Goodlettsville.

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Dollar General to Sell Tobacco Products

by / on December 11, 2012

“Where’s the cigarettes?” Dollar General CEO Rick Dreiling says that’s the number one question he gets from customers and managers when he visits stores.

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Dollar General Expands Into California As Sales Climb

by / on September 5, 2012

Dollar General is on track to open 50 stores in California by year’s end. Company executives think the nation’s most populous state could help the retailer continue its run of record-setting sales figures.

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Dollar General Looking to Grow in Apparel Following Record Quarter

by / on June 4, 2012

Sales rose 13 percent in the first three months of the year, to nearly $4 billion.

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Dollar General Dabbles in eCommerce

Dollar General Dabbles in eCommerce

by / on December 19, 2011

Goodletsville-based Dollar General is in the thick of its first holiday season operating an online store. Like many retailers trying to lure customers, Dollar General is offering free shipping, but without any limits.

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Dollar General Expands Store, Sourcing Footprint

Dollar General Expands Store, Sourcing Footprint

by / on December 5, 2011

Goodletsville-based Dollar General has announced plans to continue expanding next year with an additional 625 stores. The discount chain moved into three new states during the third quarter – Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Nevada.

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Dollar General Plans to Continue Expansion in 2011

by / on March 22, 2011

Dollar General, based in Goodletsville, is celebrating record sales and profits. Its annual report calls 2010 a “great year” for the discount retailer.

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Dollar General Continues Growth Plan into 2011

by / on January 3, 2011

Goodlettsville-based Dollar General announced plans Monday to open more than 600 stores this year, topping a string of high-growth years.

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Dollar General Improves Margins with Products Made Overseas

by / on June 8, 2010

Goodlettsville-based Dollar General reported record sales in the company’s first quarter Tuesday. The discount retailer is making more money, in part, because it’s getting more of its goods from overseas.

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Dollar General Sales Boosted By Cost Conscious Consumers

by / on December 10, 2009

Goodlettsville-based Dollar General posted another good quarter showing consumers are still hunting for bargains.

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Dollar General Pulls Trigger on IPO

by / on November 13, 2009

One of the country’s largest discount retail chains will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday.

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Dollar General Profits Soar Three Fold

by / on September 10, 2009

Goodletsville-based Dollar General is reporting profits up more than three times over the second quarter of last year.

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KKR Reportedly Ready to Launch Dollar General IPO

by / on July 29, 2009

Private equity giant Kolhberg Kravis Roberts and Company is reportedly taking steps to launch an initial public offering of stock for Dollar General.

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