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Dollar General Awards Racial Justice And Education Grants

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has announced three initial grant recipients named as part of a $5 million racial justice and education commitment shared earlier this year. Recipients are the Equal Justice Initiative, Operation Hope and Inroads.

Dollar General Awards Employees With Appreciation Bonuses

Dollar General plans to award approximately $50 million in additional appreciation bonuses to eligible frontline employees in the fourth quarter, doubling its planned investment in these bonuses in the back half of the year and bringing its third and fourth quarter commitment to approximately $100 million in total.

Dollar General Opens 17,000th Store

Dollar General is celebrating the official grand opening of its 17,000th store in Fountain, CO. The company opened its first store in Colorado in 2006, and currently operates about 60 store locations in the state.

Dollar General Testing Popshelf Retail Concept

Dollar General is rolling out its newest retail store concept, popshelf, which looks to compete with retailers such as Five Below. The company said the new store aims to engage consumers with a fun, affordable shopping experience where they can find on-trend seasonal and home décor, housewares, health and beauty, home cleaning supplies, party goods, entertaining needs and more, with approximately 95% of items priced at $5 or less.

Dollar General Boosts Employee Bonuses

Dollar General has added a $25 million investment in retail, distribution center and fleet employee bonuses to demonstrate continued appreciation for the efforts of employees during the company’s first quarter 2020. This brings the total investment in employee appreciation bonuses to approximately $60 million.

Dollar General Opens First Washington State Store

Dollar General has opened its first store in Washington state, increasing its national presence to 46 states. The store opening in Cathlamet will provide Wahkiakum County residents with household essentials at everyday low prices in a convenient location.

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