Dollar General Corporation is an American chain variety store chain that is operating in more than 16,000 locations across 44 states in the US. The company started in 1939, as a family owned business by the name of J.L. Turner and Son in Kentucky. It changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1955, and listed itself in the New York Stock Exchange in 1955. In 2020, it was ranked 147 in the Fortune 500. Dollar General has expanded and opened more than 16,000 stores. It has grown to become one of the most profitable stores generating revenues of about $30 billion.
Dollar General Corporation has been successful in delivering value to its customers since the past 80 years. It offers products that are widely used and replenished, like basic apparel, snacks, house wares, health and beauty aids, and seasonal items. These are provided at reasonable prices in locations that are very convenient, which makes shopping a hassle-free experience. Dollar General offers products from America's most-trusted manufacturers like Energizer, Coca-Cola, Clorox as well as private brands. It is a company that believes in embracing simplicity. It promotes a sense of commitment by its charitable outreach, striving for making an impact on individuals.