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Dollar General Named to Training Magazine's Top 125 List

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Dollar General Named to Training Magazine's Top 125 List07:56 EST Tuesday, November 22, 2011GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) has been named to Training magazine's annual Top 125 list. Training, the leading business publication for learning and development professionals, ranks companies' excellence in employer-sponsored training and development programs. "Dollar General is committed to ensuring our employees have the right tools and training to succeed in our ever-changing, fast-paced environment," said Bob Ravener, Dollar General's executive vice president and chief people officer. "We are honored to be recognized by such a prestigious organization as we are dedicated to enriching our employees' careers through sustained learning, growth and development." Now in its 12th year, the Training Top 125 ranking is based on myriad benchmarking statistics such as total training budget; percentage of payroll; a number of training hours per employee program; goals, evaluation, measurement and workplace surveys; hours of training per employee annually; and detailed formal programs.About Dollar General Corporation Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 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, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 9,800 stores in 38 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com. This information was brought to you by Cision http://www.cisionwire.com http://www.cisionwire.com/dollar-general/r/dollar-general-named-to-training-magazine-s-top-125-list,c9190172 The following files are available for download: wkr0005.pdf PDFCONTACT: Tawn Earnest tearnest@dollargeneral.com 615-855-5209