Dollar General Announces Approximately $35 Million Investment in Employees, 50,000 New Hires

Major Retailer Continues to Invest in Its Employees as a Competitive Advantage

Goodlettsville, Tennessee – March 24, 2020 – Dollar General today announced its plans to invest approximately $35 million in bonuses for all store, distribution center and private fleet employees. Eligible employees include those who perform work during a six-week period beginning in mid-March. Details of the bonuses were shared with employees beginning last week.

“Dollar General is proud to have the best team in retail, and the Company’s investment in this bonus demonstrates our continued appreciation for all that our employees are doing to serve our customers and communities,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s CEO. “Throughout our organization, we continue to see our mission of Serving Others on proud display as our employees work diligently to provide our neighbors, friends and communities with the essential products they need at everyday low prices.”

Hiring Opportunities
As previously announced, Dollar General plans to hire up to 50,000 new employees by the end of April to support operations across its organization amid heightened demand to meet customers’ essential needs. Candidates interested in helping the Company further its mission of Serving Others can find open positions and apply online here. New employees hired during the six-week bonus periods are bonus-eligible.

About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® 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 everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 16,368 stores in 45 states as of February 28, 2020. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at

SOURCE: Dollar General