- Dollar General reported $20.4 billion in sales in 2015.
- Dollar General has over 12,400 stores in 43 states.
- Dollar General Corporation has a Fortune 1000 rank of 159.
- As of February 2016, OneSource database declares Dollar General the largest discount retailer in the United States.
- Same-store sales have increased for 26 consecutive years. In fiscal year 2015 same-store sales grew 2.8% compared to 2014.
- Credit.net awarded the company with an A+ business credit rating according to OneSource. Also known as a 100 PAYDEX score, this perfect grade projects a very low risk of late payments.
- Dollar General Corporation has an investment grade rating of ‘BBB’ by Standard & Poor’s and ‘Baa3’ by Moody’s.
- Dollar General stock price has increased from $33.44 in June 2011 to $91.14 in June 2016, roughly a 172% increase.
- Dollar General differentiates itself from retail competitors by offering merchandise at consistently low prices in a convenient, small-store format. According to OneSource, the discount retail chain offers most of the items priced below $10, with over 25% at $1 or less.
- Dollar General stores are very strategically located. OneSource reports that Dollar General stores are located in a variety of rural, suburban and urban communities. Dollar General’s close proximity to customers drives customer loyalty and trip frequency.
The information above provides strong evidence that Dollar General will potentially be a prosperous company that will likely be a stable in American culture for many years to come.
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