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Dollar General to Open 635 New Stores

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General Corp. said this week it would open 635 new stores and relocate 550 stores in 2013.

Rick Dreiling
Rick Dreiling

“Dollar General’s continued growth reflects our customers’ increasing satisfaction with our everyday low prices and convenience,” Rick Dreiling, Dollar General’s chairman and chief executive officer, said in a statement. “Further, 2013 will mark another growth milestone as we plan to open the organization’s 11,000th store before the year’s end when we will begin our 75th anniversary in 2014.”

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To generate a high caliber candidate pool, Dollar General also participates in proactive hiring initiatives such as Paychecks for Patriots that demonstrate the company’s commitment to an employee base including veterans. The Paychecks for Patriots program helps resolve the challenges of unemployment facing veterans by equipping the military community with the resources to better access available job opportunities at committed companies.

“Dollar General is a thriving organization looking to attract new employees that embody our mission of ‘Serving Others,’ which complements the company’s efforts to promote from within. We are excited to welcome new talent with a passion for the retail business,” Bob Ravener, executive vice president and chief people officer for Dollar General, said.

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