DG - Dollar General Corporation

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Dollar General Corporation

100 Mission Ridge
Goodlettsville, TN 37072
United States
615-855-4000
http://www.dollargeneral.com

SectorConsumer Defensive
IndustryDiscount Stores
Full Time Employees135,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Todd J. VasosCEO & Director3MN/A1962
Mr. John W. GarrattExec. VP & CFO1.29MN/A1969
Mr. Robert D. Ravener Jr.Exec. VP & Chief People Officer1.05M5.66M1959
Mr. Jeffery Carl OwenExec. VP of Store Operations1.18MN/A1970
Mr. Jason S. ReiserExec. VP & Chief Merchandising Officer1.31MN/A1968
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.

Description

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, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; and perishables that include milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine. Its consumable products also comprise snacks, which include candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, including over-the-counter medicines and personal care products, such as soaps, body washes, shampoos, cosmetics, and dental hygiene and foot care products; pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. In addition, the company offers seasonal products comprising decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products that include kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, and bed and bath soft goods. Further, it provides apparel, which comprises casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of March 1, 2019, Dollar General Corporation operated 15,472 stores in 44 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.

Corporate Governance

Dollar General Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of April 1, 2019 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 7.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.