Dollar General has seen same-store sales accelerate and margins increase since new management took hold in 2007. Below is a chart detailing the chain's progress since public reporting of quarterly results resumed three years ago. PERIOD SAME-STORE SALES GROSS MARGIN (AS % OF SALES) Q1 2010 +6.7% 32.1% Q4 2009 +7.4% 32.2% Q3 2009 +9.2% 30.8% Q2 2009 +8.6% 31.2% Q1 2009 +13.3% 30.7% Q4 2008 +9.4% 29.4% Q3 2008 +10.6% 29.7% Q2 2008 +10.1% 29.1% Q1 2008 +5.4% 28.8% Q4 2007 +0.4% 28.9% Q1 2007 ...
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