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Dollar General Offers Customers Chance to Win in “The Dollar General Million Sweepstakes”

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Dollar General awards thousands of prizes, including five $100,000 grand prizes</i> </p>

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Dollar General Offers Customers Chance to Win in “The Dollar General Million Sweepstakes”10:00 EDT Thursday, September 13, 2012 GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (Business Wire) -- This fall, Dollar General (NYSE: DG) customers have the chance to win big in “The Dollar General Million Sweepstakes.” The sweepstakes kicks off in stores Saturday, Sept. 15 and runs through Nov. 17, 2012. Dollar General will award more than 7,500 prizes through “The Dollar General Million Sweepstakes.” There will be five grand prize winners receiving $100,000 each. Other sweepstakes prizes include cash, gift cards and VISA© Prepaid cards. “Dollar General is making our customers' shopping experience even more exciting this fall,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General's executive vice president, division president and chief merchandising officer. “In addition to our everyday values, customers will have the opportunity to win cash and gift cards just in time for the holidays.” There are a number of ways to enter “The Dollar General Million Sweepstakes.” Customers 21 years of age or older and living in Dollar General's 40-state market area may enter the sweepstakes by purchasing qualifying products at Dollar General during the sweepstakes period, visiting www.dollargeneral.com, texting* DGWIN to 44144 or via mail-in entry. There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. For complete sweepstakes details and official rules, including how to enter without making a purchase, visit www.dollargeneral.com. 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!(R) 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 10,000 stores in 40 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. Follow Dollar General: Facebook Twitter YouTube *Standard text message rates apply. Dollar GeneralEmily Weiss, 615-855-5210emweiss@dollargeneral.com