Dollar General was founded in 1939 by J.L. Turner and Cal Turner Sr. in Scottsville, KY. What started as a father and son wholesale dry-goods business has turned into a nation-wide retail company that provides low-cost goods to families across the country. Today, Dollar General honors the Turners by embodying their original mission of Serving Others, every single day. Mission: We’re a fast moving $30 billion, Fortune 106 publicly traded company with more than 18,000 stores and 28 distribution centers in 47 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic team atmosphere that values each and everyone’s differences.
100 Mission Ridge, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
CategoryOther Retail Stores
Our mission is simple – Serving Others. Every time we open our doors, we do so with that commitment in mind. Whether it’s offering affordable access to name brands in convenient locations, creating jobs that grow into meaningful careers or investing in life-changing educational programs, we strive every day to impact the communities we call home. Our diverse teams are the heart of the company. We work hard to create opportunities for them to grow and thrive in an inclusive environment. Since the company’s founding in 1939, we have remained steadfast in our efforts to meet the needs of our neighbors and communities to help them thrive. Our 2022 cumulative recycling efforts was equal to 1.2 million acres of U.S. Forestland maintained for 1 year according to the EPA’s Waste Reduction Model. Purpose-driven leadership is the cornerstone of our mission. Our Board of Directors represent a diversity of experience, backgrounds, viewpoints, tenure, age, gender and race.