Dollar General Corp
Stock Symbol: DG
100 Mission Ridge
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Dollar General Corp Description:
Dollar General is a Fortune 500(R) discount retailer with 6,479 neighborhood stores in 27 states as of August 1, 2003. Dollar General stores offer convenience and value to customers, by offering consumable basics, items that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids and cleaning supplies, as well as an appealing selection of basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices. The typical Dollar General store has 6,750 square feet of selling space and is located within five miles of its target customers.
Dollar General Corp Financial Summary:
DG is a discount retailer of general merchandise at everday low prices through 6,817 stores located primarily in small towns in the midwestern, eastern and southern United States. For the 6 months ended 7/29/05, sales rose 13% to $4.04B. Net income rose less than 1% to $140.5M. Revenues reflect the addition of new stores and an increase in same-store sales. Net income was partially offset by an increase incost of sales as a percentage of revenues.
Dollar General Corp Business Summary:
Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer of general merchandise at everyday low prices. Through its stores, the Company offers a focused assortment of consumable basic merchandise, including health and beauty aids, packaged food products, home cleaning supplies, housewares, stationery, seasonal goods, basic clothing and domestics. Dollar General stores serve primarily low-, middle- and fixed-income families. As of April 1, 2005, the Company operated 7,494 stores in 30 states, primarily in the southern, eastern and Midwestern United States. During the fiscal year ended January 28, 2005 (fiscal 2004), the Company expanded its operating area to include Wisconsin, Arizona and New Mexico, and as of April 1, 2005, had 55 stores in Wisconsin, 29 stores in Arizona and 24 stores in New Mexico.