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Dollar General To Create 6,000 Jobs, Open 635 New Stores

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. – Dollar General announced Wednesday they will create 6,000 new jobs, and open 635 new stores in 2013.

They will also have 550 relocations. With the addition of the jobs, the Goodlettsville-based corporation will have created approximately 30,000 jobs in the last six years.

"Dollar General's continued growth reflects our customers' increasing satisfaction with our everyday low prices and convenience," said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General's chairman and CEO. "Further, 2013 will mark another growth milestone as we plan to open the organization's 11,000th store before the year's end when we will begin our 75th anniversary in 2014."

Dollar General participates in hiring initiatives like Paychecks for Patriots that demonstrate the company's commitment to an employee base including veterans. The Paychecks for Patriots program helps resolve the challenges of unemployment facing veterans by equipping the military community with the resources to better access available job opportunities at committed companies.

Dollar General will also continue to use training as an instrumental tool in the company's overall success. Training magazine recognized the company among its Training Top 125 for the second consecutive year.

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