Dollar General to Open 625 New Stores in 2011

by Nate Hunter

Goodlettsville, TNDollar General Corp. plans to open 625 new stores in fiscal 2011, as well as create 6,000 new jobs. 

Goodlettsville, TN—Building on its plans to open 625 new stores in fiscal 2011, Dollar General Corp. plans to create 6,000 new jobs. The new stores and jobs will be spread among Dollar General’s existing 35-state operating area as well as three new states: Connecticut, Nevada and New Hampshire.

By expanding its presence in new suburban, rural and metropolitan markets, Dollar General will be bringing more than 6,000 new jobs to local communities. The anticipated jobs follow 2 years of positive job growth for the company. From 2009 to 2011, the company will have created more than 15,000 new jobs.

In addition to 625 new stores, the company plans to remodel or relocate 550 stores.

With more than 9,200 stores in 35 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. For more information, visit


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