Dollar General

Dollar General Corporation is an American chain of variety stores headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. As of January 2020, Dollar General operates 16,278 stores in the continental United States. The... Wikipedia

  • Formerly called:  J.L. Turner and Son
  • Type:  Public
  • Traded as:  NYSE: [ ], S&P 500 Component
  • Industry:  Discount retailer
  • Founded:  1939 (as J.L. Turner and Son), 1955 (as Dollar General Corporation)
  • Founders:  James Luther Turner, Cal Turner
  • Number of locations:  16,278 stores as of January 2020
  • Areas served:  Contiguous United States (except for Alaska, Hawaii, Montana and Idaho)
  • Key people:  Michael M. Calbert (Chairman), Todd Vasos (CEO), John W. Garratt (CFO)
  • Products:  Clothing, cleaning supplies, home decor, health & beauty aids, pet supplies, toys, seasonal items, and grocery.
  • Revenue:  $27.8 billion (2019)
  • Operating income:  $2.302 billion (2019)
  • Total assets:  $22.825 billion (2019)
  • Number of employees:  143,000
  • Divisions:  Dollar General Market, DGX
  • Subsidiaries:  Dolgencorp, LLC, Dollar General Financial, Dollar General Global Sourcing, Dollar General Literacy Foundation
  • Website:
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo