Dollar General Planning to Curb Growth

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. Dollar General here will shutter 400 locations next year and slow its development pace for the next two years, the discount chain said last week. It also will deploy a more promotional marketing strategy and eliminate its distribution system in favor of a system that is more responsive to store demands. In a conference call with investors, the company said it remained committed

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General here will shutter 400 locations next year and slow its development pace for the next two years, the discount chain said last week.

It also will deploy a more promotional marketing strategy and eliminate its “packaway” distribution system in favor of a system that is more responsive to store demands.

In a conference call with investors, the company said it remained committed to its Dollar General Market concept, the hybrid format th

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