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Dollar General starts accepting supplemental health benefits

February 28, 2024


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 grocery sector.

In a Wednesday post on its website, the retailer indicated that the move is connected with its ongoing effort to position itself as a source for health-oriented products, particularly for consumers who live in rural areas. About three-quarters of people in the U.S. reside within five miles of a Dollar General location, according to the company.

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