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Dollar General: self-distribution may speed produce roll-out

- Retail
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.  

Dollar General continues westward expansion with first store in Washington state

- Retail
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 continues fresh advancements, expands produce to 600 stores in Q3

- Retail
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.

On the Road: Fresh Produce at Dollar General’s DGX

- Produce with Pamela
NASHVILLE—What if Amazon Go actually had a full convenience store, with food that people wanted to buy?

Dollar General expanding DG Fresh to fourth distribution center

- Retail
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.

As Grocery Outlet considers IPO, it sees thousands of stores in its future

- Retail
Emeryville, CA-based Grocery Outlet said in an SEC filing it plans to double, then quadruple store count as it plans an initial public offering.  

SEPC: Retailers adjust to shifting consumer demand

- General News
ORLANDO, FL – Now that “produce department” has overtaken “price” as the No.1 reason consumers choose a grocery store, retailers must find their best way to deliver a good experience.

Wegmans tops another list

- Retail
How can a company that operates in only six states rank so high in yet another nationwide list? In this case, Rochester, NY-based Wegmans Food Markets' reputation precedes it.

Who cares if dollar stores sell more food than Whole Foods?

- Analysis
What’s unexpected about consumers buying food at an affordable price versus a high end, niche retailer that’s been trying to shake off a “Whole Paycheck” nickname for years?