Dollar General CEO Sets New Path for Growth

Rick Dreiling, the former Safeway executive now in charge of Dollar General Corp., promised changes at the neighborhood discounter. In a conference call reviewing results of a fiscal year in which Dollar General posted a $12.7 million loss and was sold to the buyout firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Dreiling said Dollar General would slow its new-store growth and turn attention to

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Rick Dreiling, the former Safeway executive now in charge of Dollar General Corp., promised changes at the neighborhood discounter.

In a conference call reviewing results of a fiscal year in which Dollar General posted a $12.7 million loss and was sold to the buyout firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Dreiling said Dollar General would slow its new-store growth and turn attention to its existing base with an eye toward developing more sophisticated pricing and

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