GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-Dollar General has opened its 11,000th store, which is located in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
A statement from the dollar-store retailer claimed that Dollar General “further distinguished itself as the retailer with the most stores in the United States.” Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO, called the opening “another exciting milestone for Dollar General. We see a lot of exciting opportunities to expand our business, create new career opportunities for our employees and make a difference in our customers’ lives.”
For 2013, Dollar General anticipates opening 650 new stores, the statement said. It has also slated the creation of 6,000 new jobs this year, and has created almost 30,000 new jobs since 2007.