GOODLETTESVILLE, Tenn. — Consumers focused on value continued to drive increases in sales and profits for Dollar General here, the retailer said Tuesday. Net income increased by 47.8% to $81.9 million on sales gains of 11.2% to $2.85 billion for the fourth quarter, which ended Jan. 30. Gross profit as a percent of sales climbed by 51 basis points to 29.4%. Sales have continued to climb during the first weeks of the new fiscal year, with same-store sales up by 15.1% during February, ...
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