Dollar General Posts Q2 Gains

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. here on Tuesday said its second-quarter profits were up more than analysts had expected and that sales were accelerating.

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. here on Tuesday said its second-quarter profits were up more than analysts had expected and that sales were accelerating.

Net income for the 13-week second quarter, which ended July 30, was up about 51%, to $141.2 million, on a sales gain of 10.8%, to $3.21 billion.

Same-store sales were up 5.1%, driven in large part by consumables and including bo

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