Dollar General Corporation is the country’s largest small-box discount retailer having more than 12,000 stores in 43 states. Founded in 1939, Dollar General Corporation is currently headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. The company offers an assortment of everyday items, including consumable merchandise, as well as home, apparel, and seasonal products. The company sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Proctor & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Nestle, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Its model focuses on convenience, quality, and low prices, attracting value-conscious shoppers. The company’s target audience are low, middle, and fixed-income shoppers and offers approximately 25% of its merchandise for $1 or less.
Dollar General holds an investment grade rating from Standard and Poor’s of BBB and a Moody’s long-term rating of Baa2.
- Industry: Discount
- Holding Company: Dollar General Corp.
- Lease Structure: NN
- S&P Bond Rating: BBB
- Moody’s Bond Rating: Baa2
- Website: http://www.dollargeneral.com/