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Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

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Thu, Sep 15 2016

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Dollar General to hire 10,000 employees in expansion push

U.S. discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it plans to hire 10,000 employees by mid-October, boosting its headcount by nearly 9 pct to support its expansion efforts as it looks to protect its turf amid fierce competition.

Dollar General to hire 10,000 employees in expansion push

Sept 15 U.S. discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it plans to hire 10,000 employees by mid-October, boosting its headcount by nearly 9 pct to support its expansion efforts as it looks to protect its turf amid fierce competition.

BRIEF-Dollar General plans to hire 10,000 new employees

* Dollar General plans to hire 10,000 new employees by October 15 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

BRIEF-Dollar General Director Michael Calbert reports open market purchase of 13,000 shares of co's common stock

* Director michael calbert reports open market purchase of 13,000 shares of co's common stock at average price of $75.53per share on aug 30-filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2bWHsjF Further company coverage:

Dollar General takes the battle to Wal-Mart with price cuts

Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it was cutting prices on its most popular items such as bread, eggs and milk, intensifying a price war with retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc to win back market share.

UPDATE 4-Dollar General takes the battle to Wal-Mart with price cuts

* Dollar Tree 2nd-qtr sales $5.00 bln vs est $5.09 bln (Adds details from Dollar General call, analyst comment, updates shares)

BRIEF-Dollar General sees EPS cut of about $0.02-$0.03 in Q3

* Dollar General sees reduction of about $0.02 to $0.03 in diluted EPS during Q3 2016, primarily related to closed store lease obligations

BRIEF-Dollar General Q2 earnings per share $1.08

* Dollar general reports second quarter 2016 financial results

Discount retailer Dollar General's sales miss estimates

Aug 25 Discount retailer Dollar General Corp reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hurt by lower food prices, growing competition and as its low-income customer base was hurt by several states reducing food stamp coverage.

BRIEF-Dollar General Corp to establish commercial paper program

* Entered definitive documentation to establish commercial paper program under which co may issue unsecured commercial paper notes

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