Goodlettsville, TN-based Dollar General continues to ramp up fresh produce offerings in its stores, as the company opened its 17,000th store in the U.S. During the company’s third quarter earnings report on Dec. 3, executives said stores with fresh produce also passed another milestone.
A grand opening celebration for the new store located in Cathlamet is expected to be announced at a later date.
Dollar General accelerates produce initiatives, aims for fresh produce in more than 1,000 stores in 2020- Retail
Successes with adding more fresh produce and perishables are pushing the company to accelerate plans to add more fresh produce and expand the DG Fresh self-distribution initiative.
Dollar General’s staggering footprint of 16,000 stores is getting even bigger in 2020. The company plans to add 1,000, remodel 1,500 and relocate 80 stores next year, with continued enhancements for fresh foods.
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The company’s roll-out of DG Fresh, leading toward self-distribution of fresh groceries, continues to gain momentum, said CEO Todd Vasos, during an earnings call held Aug. 29.
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