Dollar General turned in mixed results for its second quarter, with gains in sales but a dip in profits and a decline in gross margins.
Net sales rose 8.1% to $5.83 billion in the quarter ended Aug. 4, compared to $5.39 billion in the year-ago quarter, better than analysts were expecting. Same-store sales increased 2.6%, also better than expected, driven by increases in average transaction amounts and customer traffic.. . . more