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 has promoted Kathy Reardon to evp/chief people officer. Reardon joined Dollar General in 2009 and has most recently served as senior vice president and chief people officer since March 2019.
When it comes to store visitors, Walmart’s recovery from coronavirus-related lows is proceeding more slowly than Target’s and is entangled with home center and dollar store retailers, according to Placer.ai.
At a time when coronavirus still is affecting business operations, Dollar General will hold its 2020 Supplier and Diversity Innovation Summit digitally on September 16.
Dollar Tree is hosting a virtual career fair on Wednesday, July 29, for full- and part-time positions available within its 26 U.S. distribution centers.
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.
Dollar Tree has reported its comparable sales trends through March 29, with quarter to date comps up 7.1% for namesake stores and up 14.4% for Family Dollar but also with a late moderation of those gains.