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Dollar General Plans Store Growth

Integrating more fresh food in select markets is part of its new plan

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Dollar General Corp. (Goodlettsville, Tenn.) is planning on opening stores with more fresh food options as it looks to expand to areas that are lacking grocery store options.

Those areas tend to be more rural and urban areas, and are a part of the company’s plans to open 75 percent more stores in fiscal 2019 than 2018, which amounts to 975 new stores. It will also remodel 1000 stores and relocate 100 stores. Fiscal 2019 starts Feb. 2.

According to The Wall Street Journal, produce selections will be offered in about 200 of the stores it remodels. It also plans to open about 10 stores that are about half the size of a traditional Dollar General store and will offer products “tailored to vertical living customers” in more densely populated areas.

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