Dollar General stands for convenience, quality brands and low prices. Dollar General's successful prototype makes shopping a truly hassle-free experience. We design small neighborhood stores with carefully edited merchandise assortments to make shopping simpler. We don't carry every brand and size, just the most popular ones.
Dollar General Co. is a variety store chain operating in 35 states in the USA. The chain operates more than 9, 000 stores. The headquarters is located in Goodlettsville, TN.
The company was founded in 1939 by Cal Turner in Scottsville, KY as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. The name was changed to Dollar General Corporation in 1968.
The company was acquired by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & CO (KKR), which is a private equity firm. He published the company in 2009.