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The Evolution of Dollar General


Did you know Dollar General got its start by selling inventory from retailers who liquidated during the Great Depression? Or that it first went public in 1968? Or that it was already operating more than 1,000 stores by the late 1980s? Our sister publication, Supermarket News, has put together a timeline of the chain's evolution from a family-run business in 1939 to a private equity-owned powerhouse today. To look through the interactive graphic, click here. Freemium Content

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Elaine Misonzhnik

Senior associate editor Elaine Misonzhnik has been writing for National Real Estate Investor since June 2006 and has covered commercial real estate for more than 12 years. She first became...
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