GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — A influx of new customers, as well as more frequent visits from returning shoppers, sent sales and profitability soaring for Dollar General in its fiscal first quarter, the retailer said Tuesday. Same-store sales increased by 13.3% in the quarter, which ended May 1, as Dollar General generated net income of $83 million on sales of $2.8 billion. Sales improved by 15.7% compared with the same period last year, and profits were up by 1,307% from $5.8 million last year, ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

WhyRegisterfor FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.