Dollar General

Dollar General

Dollar General Corporation Overview

(S&P Rating: BBB)

Founded over 75 years ago, the Dollar General Corporation is the leading chain of small-box discount variety stores in the United States. With over 129,000 employees and 14,500 stores, Dollar General processed over 2 billion transactions in 2017, bringing in over $23 billion in sales.


Key Financials (2017)

Total Revenue:$23.47 billion
Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth:6.75%
Gross Profit:$7.22 billion
Net Income:$1.54 billion

Company Information

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Dollar General offers perishables and often-replenished products like food, cleaning supplies, apparel, seasonal items, and housewares, at value and from name brands like Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, and Kellogg’s. In doing so, Dollar General has served low- and middle-income families for decades, as well as grown during periods of recession as the market and demand for discounted products increases. Dollar General has also distinguished itself by becoming one of the top rural retailers in the country.

In 2018, the company plans to open 900 new stores and invest in digital resources that will increase traffic to stores and provide their customers a more personalized experience. The company is currently 128th on the Fortune 500 list.


Further Resources

  Company Site | Investor News & Annual Reports | NYSE: DG

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