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    Dollar General Corporation (DG)

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    Dollar General Corporation
    100 Mission Ridge
    Goodlettsville, TN 37072
    United States - Map
    Phone: 615-855-4000
    Website: http://www.dollargeneral.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Discount, Variety Stores
    Full Time Employees:105,500

    Business Summary 

    Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company offers apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of October 30, 2015, it operated 12,396 stores located in 43 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.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Dollar General Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 8.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Richard W. Dreiling , 61
    Chairman and Sr. Advisor
    Mr. Todd J. Vasos , 53
    Chief Exec. Officer and Director
    Mr. John W. Garratt ,
    Interim Chief Financial Officer
    Ms. Christine L. Connolly ,
    Chief Compliance Officer and Corp. Sec.
    Mr. Robert D. Ravener Jr., 56
    Chief People Officer and Exec. VP
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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