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What would rural health care from a discount retailer look like?

Jul 19, 2021
Dollar General, with more than 17,000 stores, is moving into health care. Many rural communities have lost hospitals in recent years.
Dollar General plans to provide a "comprehensive network" of affordable health services. Residents have a hard time getting medical care in some of the towns where it has stores.
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COVID vaccines at Dollar General would boost access for low-income populations, study says

Apr 8, 2021
According to the company, 75% of Americans have a Dollar General within 5 miles of their home.
Dollar General has nearly doubled its store count in the last decade, filling in gaps in areas without big-box stores or grocery chains.
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Dollar store chains settle with New York state over expired drugs

Aug 27, 2019
The low-cost retailers will pay a fine and pay more attention to sell-by dates.
A Dollar Tree store is seen in 2014 in Miami, Florida.
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FedEx sets up shop at Dollar General stores

Jun 17, 2019
The move is aimed at rural online shoppers.
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Dollar stores are a target for food companies

Sep 8, 2015
Growth is in drug and dollar store outlets, while grocery sales are sluggish.

Kraft aims at discount shoppers with Velveeta

Feb 6, 2015
Major brands are targeting low-priced products at dollar-store consumers.

What would it mean if Dollar General went 'hostile'?

Sep 2, 2014
Dollar General ups its bid for Family Dollar, but that doesn’t mean shareholders will say yes.

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Frugal consumers translate to high profits for Dollar General

Sep 4, 2013
The discount retail chain reported better than expected profits today and its stock is up almost five percent at the moment.