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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

Index Membership:N/A
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 August 28, 2014, it operated approximately 11,500 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 Sep 1, 2014 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 9.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Richard W. Dreiling , 60
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. David M. Tehle , 57
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Todd J. Vasos , 52
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. John W. Flanigan , 62
Exec. VP of Global Supply Chain
Mr. Gregory A. Sparks , 53
Exec. VP of Store Operations
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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