Dollar General’s Newest Shoppers: People Making $100,000 a Year

Middle-income and wealthier shoppers, pinched by inflation, are shopping more at Dollar General for essentials and discretionary items.

Dollar General Announces Plans for Three New Distribution Centers

July 28, 2022 Dollar General

Dollar General announced plans to build three new distribution centers in North Little Rock, Arkansas; Aurora, Colorado and Salem, Oregon. Collectively, the facilities are estimated to create up to 1,100 total career opportunities at full capacity and represent an approximately $480 million combined investment.

Dollar General Corporation Announces CEO Transition Plan

Dollar General Corporation announced Todd Vasos’s decision to retire from his position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective November 1, 2022. Additionally, the Company’s Board of Directors approved the promotion of Jeffery Owen, its Chief Operating Officer since 2019, to succeed Vasos as CEO effective immediately following Vasos’s retirement from the CEO role.

Dollar General Tested a Store for Wealthier Shoppers. Now, it Will Grow to 1,000 Locations

December 2, 2021 Melissa Repko, CNBC

Dollar General debuted a new store called Popshelf about a year ago, aimed at wealthier, suburban shoppers who enjoy the hunt for a good deal. The Tennessee-based discounter said Thursday that it now plans to have approximately 1,000 of the stores by the end of the 2025 fiscal year.

Dollar General Announces Planned Expansion to 47th State

September 28, 2021 Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General announced its planned expansion into Idaho, increasing the retailer’s presence into its 47th state. Construction is underway on N. Old Highway 95 in Athol (Kootenai County) for the store, which is currently scheduled to open by spring 2022.