Tag: Dollar General


Dollar General starts accepting supplemental health benefits

February 28, 2024

Via: Retail Dive

Dollar General has started accepting supplemental health benefits as a payment method for goods including food, over-the-counter medicines and wellness items at all of its stores, marking the latest step by the discount chain to boost its presence in the […]


Dollar General Seeks Greater Supplier Diversity

July 20, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Dollar General has issued a call for diverse suppliers as it seeks to remove barriers and increase minority groups’ representation in the communities the retailer serves. Online applications are open through Aug. 7, 2023, and virtual meetings with Dollar General’s […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

2 Ways Retailers Plan to Cut into Amazon’s Retail Media Lead: Stores and Closed Loop Measurement

June 27, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

“The debate is over — retail media is now almost universally recognized as one of the most effective methods of commerce marketing,” declared The Mars Agency in its third annual Retail Media Report Card. If retail media is indeed past […]

Retail Types, Stores

Dollar General Ramps up Media Network to Reach Meta Platforms and Rural Customers

March 28, 2023

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Dollar General is rapidly expanding its DG Media Network (DGMN) through partnerships with Meta and LiveRamp. The Meta partnership will enable DGMN’s brand partners to reach Dollar General’s more than 90 million unique customer profiles across the Meta ecosystem. LiveRamp […]

News & Trends

Dollar General has an OSHA problem

March 4, 2022

Via: RetailWire

Dollar General has emerged as one of the fastest growing retailers in the U.S. But as it has expanded its footprint, it has at times run afoul of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA recently fined two […]

News & Trends, Retail Types, Stores

Is now a good time for retailers to open new stores?

June 9, 2021

Via: RetailWire

Retailers have announced some ambitious expansion plans that take advantage of pandemic-related closures. Perhaps not by accident, among the biggest are from chains that have minimal e-commerce presence. Three dollar store chains — Family Dollar, Dollar Tree and Dollar General […]

Retail Types, Stores

Dollar General Plans 1,000+ New Stores

March 22, 2021

Via: Retail TouchPoints

Dollar General is planning significant expansion for 2021, including opening 1,050 new stores, remodeling 1,750 existing locations and relocating 100 stores. The discount retailer also will build on the success of its new pOpshelf store concept with 50 independent locations […]

Retail Types, Stores

Dollar General sales surge 10.6%

August 30, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

Dollar stores in general, and not just Dollar General, are likely benefiting from the U.S. economy’s strengths and weaknesses. High consumer confidence and other positive economic factors are driving spending for many retailers. But as lower-income consumers struggle, many continue […]


Discounter opens new warehouse in Wisconsin

June 6, 2017

Via: Chain Store Age

Coinciding with its recently announced growth plan, Dollar General opened a new distribution center. The new $100 million facility resides in Janesville, Wisconsin. It is the company’s 14th warehouse. The approximately 1 million-sq.-ft. depot, which began shipping merchandise in January, […]