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Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides merchandise products in the United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks, such as candy, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; pet products comprising pet supplies and pet food; tobacco products; and health and beauty products, including over-the-counter medicines, as well as personal care products, such as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products. It also offers seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, automotive, and home office supplies; and home products comprising kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, bed, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company provides apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of August 28, 2014, it operated approximately 11,500 stores in 40 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

100,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/20/14
Founded in 1939

dollar general corp (DG) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $709.4K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $699.5K
Executive Vice President of Store Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $620.2K
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $553.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

dollar general corp (DG) Key Developments

Dollar General Corporation Plans to Build New Distribution Center in San Antonio, Texas

Dollar General Corporation announced plans to build a new distribution center in San Antonio, Texas. It will be the 13th facility in the retailer's growing distribution network. The company has begun the process of preparing the land to build a 900,000+ square-foot facility on 110 acres at South Foster Industrial Park. At full capacity, the Dollar General facility is expected to employ more than 530 people to serve more than 1,000 stores in Texas and the surrounding region. Dollar General plans to begin hiring in summer 2015 with operations expected to begin in October 2015.

Dollar General Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2014; Plans to Open Approximately 700 New Stores in 2014

Dollar General Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, net sales were $4,724,039,000 against $4,394,651,000 a year ago. Operating profit was $428,526,000 against $412,822,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $405,928,000 against $392,191,000 a year ago. Net income was $251,260,000 or $0.83 per basic and diluted share against $245,475,000 or $0.75 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted net income was $251.3 million against $250.7 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share as adjusted $0.83 against $0.77 a year ago. For the six months, net sales were $9,246,120,000 against $8,628,384,000 a year ago. Operating profit was $808,234,000 against $807,822,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $763,369,000 against $743,804,000 a year ago. Net income was $473,658,000 or $1.54 per diluted share against $465,558,000 or $1.42 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $486,924,000 against $484,115,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $191,414,000 against $308,526,000 a year ago. Total additions to property and equipment for the period includes: $66 million for improvements, upgrades, remodels and relocations of existing stores; $58 million related to new leased stores, primarily for leasehold improvements, fixtures and equipment; $27 million for distribution and transportation-related capital expenditures; $21 million for information systems upgrades and technology-related projects; and $16 million for stores built by the company. Adjusted net income was $473.7 million against $483.1 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share as adjusted Diluted earnings per share as adjusted were $1.54 against $1.48 a year ago. For the full year of 2014, the company expects total sales to increase 8.0% to 9.0% over the 2013 fiscal year, with same-store sales expected to increase 3.0% to 3.5%. Adjusted diluted EPS for the fiscal year is expected to be approximately $3.45 to $3.55. Guidance for adjusted diluted EPS does not include any expenses which may be incurred or reductions in the assumed share repurchases which may occur in connection with the company's proposal to acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. See non-GAAP disclosure regarding guidance below. Capital expenditures are expected to be in the range of $450 million to $500 million in 2014. The company plans to open approximately 700 new stores in 2014 and to relocate or remodel, using the company's traditional remodel criteria, approximately 500 stores. In addition, the company plans to complete approximately 400 life cycle remodels.

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