Key developments: Continued opening Market format stores, added fresh foods in other stores.
What's next: Opening 30 more Dollar General Markets by the end of January.
David Perdue Jr. pushed Dollar General into the fresh-food business, and he isn't stopping.
Perdue's decision to take a Fortune 500 value store and add fresh foods to boost foot traffic significantly appears to be working.
A May 2005 company report, showing total year-to-date sales up 12