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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

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Services
    Industry:Discount, Variety Stores
    Full Time Employees:100,600

    Business Summary 

    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 January 20, 2015, it operated approximately 11,700 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.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Dollar General Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2015 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 8.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. Richard W. Dreiling , 61
    Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
    2.15M21.32M
    Mr. David M. Tehle , 58
    Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Exec. VP
    882.00K0.00
    Mr. Todd J. Vasos , 53
    Chief Operating Officer
    772.00K10.38M
    Mr. John W. Flanigan , 63
    Exec. VP of Global Supply Chain
    558.00K4.09M
    Mr. Gregory A. Sparks , 54
    Exec. VP of Store Operations
    920.00K0.00
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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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