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  Now that Dollar General operates more than 17,408 stores in 46 states you would think they would act like most legacy brand retailers but they don’t. Dollar General since its inception has sought after a product and price point differentiation that consumers have been migrating too according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, […]
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WALTON, Ky. —Dollar General celebrated the grand opening of a distribution center in Walton, Ky., on Tuesday. The facility represents a nearly $65 million investment and is expected to create 300 new jobs and support more than 800 Dollar General stores at full capacity. “We are excited to celebrate our Walton distribution center grand opening […]
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Discount retailer Dollar General announced today the expansion of its private brand Believe Beauty which originally launched in 2019. The new range will be called Believe Skin and will include 11 vegan and cruelty-free products priced at $5 or less. The line was developed by Maesa and features a moisturizer, cleanser, exfoliating pads, and more. […]
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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General has announced plans to hire up to 50,000 employees between now and Labor Day. “At Dollar General, we are uniquely positioned as the nation’s largest retailer by store count to serve customers through our expansive network and provide access to careers in the communities we call home,” said Kathy Reardon, […]
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Retailers continue to push into Healthcare, Instacart gets another C-Suite addition, and Market Volatility in today’s top stories: Dollar General hires a Chief Medical Officer. With other retailers pushing into the medical space, Dollar General has made their move with this latest hire. Dollar General has 17,400 stores across the country, including many in rural […]
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Dive Brief: Dollar General is expanding its assortment of health and wellness products and services, and wants to be a “health destination” for shoppers, according to a Wednesday press release. The company has hired its first chief medical officer, Dr. Albert Wu, who previously worked for McKinsey & Company. It’s also increasing its assortment of dental, […]
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Dollar General announced that is is expanding its assortment of popular over-the-counter remedies and healthcare items, including cough and cold medicine, dental products and feminine hygiene products. The dollar store giant also announced that it has named Albert Wu, M.D. to the newly created position of chief medical officer. Dr. Wu will play a role […]
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The fast-growing discounter has many stores in parts of the country with few nearby grocery stores or major pharmacies. KEY POINTS Dollar General has hired a chief medical officer as it plans to make a push into health care. Customers will see more health products on shelves, such as cold and cough medication and dental […]
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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. has named a chief medical officer and intends to position its stores as health and wellness destinations by adding an expanded assortment of products and services. “At Dollar General, we are always looking for new ways to serve, and our customers have told us that they would like to […]
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Jeff Owen, chief operating officer of Dollar General, tells this week’s Video Forum about the company’s success in adjusting to the changing needs of customers during the COVID pandemic. He also addresses the factors behind big gains in Dollar General’s nonconsumables business, what it takes to ensure consistent store-level execution across a chain with more […]
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by Kevin Coupe Yahoo Finance had an interview with Scott Moses, managing director at PJ Solomon, in which he discussed the acceleration of e-grocery during the pandemic (he judged it “sustainable,” with plenty of room for growth) and the growing dominance of companies like Amazon and Walmart (he said both understand that “if you’re going […]
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A weekly podcast with the latest e-commerce news and events. In episode 265 we cover some Amazon news including an anti-trust suit filed against them and their acquisition of MGM, earnings reports from Ulta, Costco, Dollar General, Best Buy, Burlington, and Gap, and we answer listener questions. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Stitcher Podcast […]
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The discount retailer plans to self-distribute frozen and refrigerated products chainwide by the end of its second financial quarter — ahead of an earlier projection targeting the end of the fiscal year.
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  What did Dollar General learn that Whole Foods did not?  That’s easy the consumer is dynamic not static.  But that’s just the beginning according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Let’s take a look: 1.       Time is the only commodity. 2.       Customer outcomes are more important that products. 3.       […]
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CNN reports on a new study from Coresight Research suggesting that Dollar General, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar together will account for 45 percent of all large retail store openings this year. It is, the story says, a “reflection of the dollar store sector’s outsized growth in the retail industry as other chains close shops […]

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