Dollar General

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for over 75 years. With more than 12,000 stores in 43 states, Dollar General is America’s largest small-box discount retailer by sales. In addition to high quality private brands. Dollar General helps shoppers save time and money by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations.

Parent Company
KKR & Co. (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.)
Goodlettsville, US
Dollar General is headquartered in Goodlettsville, US

Key People at Dollar General

Todd Vasos

Todd Vasos

Chief Executive Officer
John W.  Garratt

John W. Garratt

Interim Chief Financial Office
Jim  Thorpe

Jim Thorpe

EVP and Chief Merchandising Officer
John W. Flanigan

John W. Flanigan

EVP, Global Supply Chain
Jeff Owen

Jeff Owen

EVP, Store Operations
Bob Ravener

Bob Ravener

EVP and Chief People Officer
Rhonda  Taylor

Rhonda Taylor

SVP and Controller

Dollar General Office Locations

Dollar General has an office in Goodlettsville
Goodlettsville, US (HQ)
100 Mission Ridge

Dollar General Data and Metrics

Dollar General Financial Metrics

Dollar General's revenue was reported to be $22 b in FY, 2016 which is a 8% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


17.5 b18.9 b20.4 b22 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

12.1 b13.1 b14.1 b15.2 b

Gross profit

5.4 b5.8 b6.3 b6.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %



1.7 b1.8 b1.9 b2.1 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

1.6 b1.7 b1.9 b2 b

Net Income

1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


505.6 m579.8 m157.9 m187.9 m


147 m170.3 m193.5 m220 m

Current Assets

3.2 b3.5 b3.4 b3.7 b


4.3 b4.3 b4.3 b4.3 b

Total Assets

10.9 b11.2 b11.3 b11.7 b

Accounts Payable

1.3 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b

Current Liabilities

1.8 b2 b2 b2.6 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

3 b3 b3.1 b3.2 b

Retained Earnings

2.1 b2.4 b2 b2 b

Total Equity

5.4 b5.7 b5.4 b5.4 b

Financial Leverage

2 x2 x2.1 x2.2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b


(4.9 m)(25 m)(24.6 m)(25 m)

Accounts Payable

36.9 m97.2 m105.6 m56.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b1.6 b

Purchases of PP&E

(538.4 m)(374 m)(504.8 m)(560.3 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(250 m)(371.7 m)(503.4 m)(550.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(598.3 m)(868.8 m)(1.3 b)(1 b)

Interest Paid

73.5 m82.4 m76.4 m93 m

Income Taxes Paid

(5.2 m)12.4 m(19.7 m)26.3 m

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