Dollar General Corporation is an American chain of variety stores headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. As of February 2021, Dollar General operates 17,266 stores in the continental United States.
The company began in 1939 as a family-owned business called J.L. Turner and Son in Scottsville, Kentucky, owned by James Luther Turner and Cal Turner. In 1955, the name changed to Dollar General Corporation and in 1968 the company went public on the New York Stock Exchange. Fortune 500 recognized Dollar General in 1999 and in 2020 reached #112. Dollar General has grown to become one of the most profitable stores in the rural United States with revenue reaching around $27 billion in 2019.
Highest paying job titles at Dollar General Corporation include Logistics Manager, Software Engineer, and Distribution Manager