Trade-Down Shoppers Encounter ‘A Different Dollar General’

As a recession takes hold, the discounter keeps an eye on vulnerable core shoppers—and welcomes wealthier new visitors, CEO Todd Vasos says.


Save A Lot Lands New Credit Facility

Citizens Commercial leads $150M revolver as the discounter eyes a wholesale transition.

Watch out Walmart, Instacart is expanding its same-day delivery of affordably priced groceries and home goods through a new partnership with Big Lots.

The one-time private owner realized a series of big returns from public stock sales.

Officials of Dollar General and Dollar Tree say the pandemic drove new visitors who were impressed with their improved store offerings.

A behind-the-scenes pivot in its U.S. strategy helped the influential discounter arrive at a milestone two years late—or six months early.

CEO Jason Hart acknowledges "market shifts" but assures shoppers of the discounter's "unbeatable value" behind innovative suppliers and operational efficiency.

Lidl and Best Market employees in New York are demanding hazard pay and faster response to illnesses, including at least 2 deaths.

The discount chain says Q2 comps remain in the mid-teens as core values and assortment are highlighted.

The developer of a Timonium, Md., shopping center where Green Valley was to have located, says Lidl will open instead in 2021.

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