Goodlettsville, TN — Dollar General Corp. is the recipient of the American Business Awards’ Gold Stevie, naming it the Company of the Year in Retail. The company was presented with the award at a gala last week in Chicago.
Company Chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling says: “Dollar General is honored to receive the Company of the Year recognition in retail from the American Business Awards. This recognition is reflective of the dedication of more than 95,000 Dollar General employees to serve our customers by helping them save time and money every day.”
Stevie Awards says it had a record number of entries with 3,200 submissions that were judged by a panel of 320 executives nationwide. Dollar General was required to submit an essay of more than 500 words about why it deserves to win the award, biographies of the company’s leaders and any supporting materials.