GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Dollar General (NYSE:DG) today announced the introduction of its first fuel station, as part of a test pilot project. The new fuel pumps are located at the Dollar General Market in Hanceville, Alabama.
“Dollar General continues to innovate to provide convenience and value for our customers”
“Dollar General continues to innovate to provide convenience and value for our customers,” said Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO. “This project to test a fuel offering is consistent with our strategy of continually looking for new and better ways to meet our customers’ needs for value and convenience and enhancing our position as America’s general store.”
This pilot project is part of an agreement with Mansfield Oil, which provides comprehensive fuel supply, distribution, delivery, and dispensing solutions to customers. Dollar General and Mansfield will evaluate the results of the pilot project over the next year and jointly assess expansion opportunities.
“Mansfield and Dollar General share core values that have led to decades of growth and innovation,” stated Michael Mansfield, CEO of Mansfield Energy Corp. “This pilot program will fuse Dollar General and Mansfield’s dedication to unparalleled service while bringing a new level of convenience to customers.”
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About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for nearly 75 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 11,000 stores in 40 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
About Mansfield Oil Company
Ranked as one of the Top 100 privately held companies in America by Forbes magazine and a multiple category finalist in the 2009, 2010 and 2011 Platts Global Energy Awards, Mansfield defines the next generation transportation fuels company. Founded in 1957, the company has achieved double-digit growth for three decades by focusing on optimizing and controlling fuel-related costs for its customers using innovation, technology and high touch service. Mansfield’s corporate headquarters is located in Gainesville, GA, with regional operations centers located in Chicago, Detroit, Denver, Los Angeles, Houston, Calgary and renewable energy operations in Bloomington, MN. For more information, visit www.mansfieldoil.com.