Dollar General Plans 635 New Stores for 2013
January 23, 2013,
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-Dollar General will open 635 new stores and relocate 550 stores this year.
Rick Dreiling, the dollar-store retailer's chairman and CEO, said the increased store count "reflects our customers' increasing satisfaction with our everyday low prices and convenience." Dreiling added that 2013 will bring a milestone to the company with the opening of its 11,000th store before the end of the year. In addition, next year will mark Dollar General's 75th anniversary, he said.
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