Alleged Former Dollar General Employee Warns Shoppers

Bryan Dijkhuizen

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The opinion of the author is his own and has no affiliation with the topic that was included. Sources that are used in this article are the following: BestLifeOnline and for information about individuals, he used Wikipedia.


According to Wikipedia, the Dollar General Corporation is a network of a variety of shops that operates in the United States and has its headquarters in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

Dollar General has been under fire for a while now for them overcharging customers in the state of Ohio. As of the 13th of November 2022, there are 18,721 Dollar General retail stores spread across the United States.

Texas has 1,750 Dollar General retail stores, which accounts for about 9% of the total number of Dollar General retail stores in the United States. Texas is the state with the most Dollar General locations in the United States.

Dollar General, 2022

According to the November 23 article "Ex-Dollar General Employee Gives New Warning to Shoppers", former Dollar General employee Lynda Swank gave her opinion on the company's policies in an interview with WHIO.

She stated that the problems with the chain's policies originate from higher-ups, as opposed to individual store associates and managers.

"They put their employees through way more than they should," Swank, who worked at Dollar General for four years, told the outlet.
She added that there is a designated day each week, called "Super Tuesday," where inconsistent prices are supposed to be adjusted. "Nothing is supposed to be done on that day until after price changes are done," Swank said. However, staffing policies interfere with employees' ability to accomplish this.

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