Dollar General Corp.


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Q3 2021 Dollar General Corp Earnings Release

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About Dollar General Corp.

Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer. It offers merchandise, including consumable items, seasonal items, home products and apparel. Its merchandise includes brands from manufacturers, as well as its own private brand selections with prices at discounts to brands. Its consumables category includes paper and cleaning products, packaged food, perishables, snacks, health and beauty, pet, and tobacco products. Its seasonal products include holiday items, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, automotive and home office supplies. Its home products include kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, bed and bath soft goods. Its apparel products include casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes and accessories.


Retail (Department & Discount)

Contact Info

100 Mission Rdg



United States


Executive Leadership

Michael M. Calbert

Independent Chairman of the Board

Todd J. Vasos

Chief Executive Officer, Director

John W. Garratt

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeffery C. Owen

Chief Operating Officer

Kathleen A. Reardon

Chief People Officer, Executive Vice President

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1.96 mean rating - 28 analysts
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Dollar General forecasts tepid full-year profit as costs surge

Dollar General Corp on Thursday forecast annual sales and profit largely below expectations as the discount retailer battles higher costs triggered by the pandemic.

Dollar General narrows annual sales forecast

Dollar General Corp narrowed its full-year sales forecast on Thursday, as returning consumer appetite for discretionary items help counter easing demand for groceries.

Dollar General upbeat on holiday inventory amid industry-wide shortages

Dollar General Corp said on Wednesday its shelves would be stacked with regular Halloween and holiday products this year even as many other U.S. retailers grapple with empty racks due to COVID-19-triggered supply chain issues.

Dollar Tree cuts full-year earnings forecast

Dollar Tree Inc cut its full-year profit forecast on Thursday as the discount retailer joined rival Dollar General Corp in flagging that surging supply chain costs were pinching its margins.

Shipping woes squeeze profits at U.S. dollar stores, shares slip

Top U.S. dollar companies said their full-year profits will take a bigger hit than feared due to surging transportation costs, with Dollar Tree Inc warning that an acute shortage of shipping capacity could hurt store inventories.

Dollar General beats quarterly estimates for same-store sales

Dollar General Corp on Thursday reported a smaller-than-expected fall in quarterly same-store sales, as government stimulus checks and advance child tax credits boosted consumer spending at its stores.

Analysis-Higher U.S. food benefits give legs to dollar stores' fresh food push

U.S. dollar stores including Dollar General and Family Dollar are likely to see a sales and earnings boost from the Biden administration's plan to hike food stamp benefits, an added payoff for the chains' strategy to tap the $274 billion fresh food market.

Dollar stores hit by freight costs as labor squeeze looms

Top U.S. dollar stores on Thursday gave tepid full-year profit forecasts, weighed down by higher transportation costs, even as a stimulus check-driven boost in spending helped them post better-than-expected quarterly sales.

Dollar General raises fiscal 2021 profit forecast

Dollar General Corp raised its fiscal 2021 profit forecast on Thursday, as a fresh round of government stimulus checks boosted consumer spending on groceries and household goods.

Dollar General to hire up to 20,000 workers as economy rebounds

Dollar General Corp said on Wednesday it would recruit up to 20,000 employees this spring, the latest company to plan a hiring spree as more parts of the U.S. economy reopen and fiscal stimulus kicks in.

Dollar General warns of dropping sales, uncertain of stimulus impact

Dollar General indicated on Thursday the vaccine rollout and a reopening economy would lead to a bigger-than-expected slowdown in sales for discounted groceries, while a new round of stimulus may be tougher to take advantage of than before.

Dollar General forecasts full-year same-store sales below estimates

Dollar General Corp forecast annual same-store sales below estimates on Thursday, indicating the roll out of vaccines and a reopening economy would lead to a bigger-than-expected slowdown from a pandemic-fueled rush for groceries.

Exclusive: Discount retailer Dollar General takes steps to find possible CEO successor - sources

Discount chain Dollar General Corp, one of the few U.S. retailers thriving during the COVID-19 pandemic, is taking steps to find a potential successor to Chief Executive Todd Vasos, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Lidl offers $200 extra to U.S. workers to get COVID-19 vaccination

German discount supermarket chain Lidl said on Wednesday it is providing an extra $200 to all its U.S. employees who get vaccinated for COVID-19, as states make shots more widely available.

Supermarket chain Aldi to pay U.S. workers who get COVID-19 vaccination

Grocery retailer Aldi said on Tuesday it would give U.S. employees up to four hours of pay if they get a COVID-19 vaccination, nearly a week after retailer Dollar General provided a similar incentive.

Dollar General plans to pay employees to get COVID-19 vaccination

Dollar General Corp will offer frontline employees four hours worth of pay after they get the COVID-19 vaccine, the discount retailer said on Wednesday, making it one of first U.S. companies to incentivize its workers to get inoculated.

Dollar stores thrive in pandemic, but hold back forecasts

Dollar General Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday, as the discount retailer benefited from higher demand for cheaper groceries and household items during the coronavirus-induced economic downturn.

Dollar General beats quarterly sales estimates

Dollar General Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly sales on Thursday, as the discount retailer benefited from higher demand for cheaper groceries and household items during the coronavirus-induced economic downturn.

U.S. dollar chains report profit surge as downturn makes shoppers thrifty

America's biggest dollar store chains reported better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, as cash-strapped consumers sought lower priced groceries and household items in a coronavirus-induced economic downturn.

Dollar General beats quarterly same-store sales estimates

Dollar General Corp beat quarterly same-store sales estimates on Thursday, as more Americans bought low-price groceries and household items from the discount retailer amid the economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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