New Business Focus: Dollar General opening store on Memorial Boulevard

Hank Hayes • Aug 28, 2013 at 9:45 PM

KINGSPORT — Dollar General will open a new location at 5215 Memorial Blvd. this Saturday with free prizes and special deals.

According to a prepared release, the first 100 adult shoppers at the store will receive a $10 Dollar General gift card, and the first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag, among other giveaways.

“Dollar General is committed to delivering a pleasant shopping experience that includes a convenient location, a wide assortment of merchandise and great prices on quality products,” said Dan Nieser, Dollar General’s senior vice president of real estate and store development.

Dollar General combines a general merchandise store with a grocery store. Customers can find an assortment of name-brand and private-label merchandise at everyday low prices.

Grocery departments include fresh produce, dairy products, fresh meat, frozen food, canned goods, packaged food products, beverages and bakery items.

The general merchandise assortment includes cleaning supplies, paper products, clothing, pet items, health and beauty products, stationery and seasonal items.

Dollar General says the new store will add approximately 40 jobs to the community, depending on the need. Anyone interested in joining the Dollar General team may visit the career section at www.dollargeneral.com.

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