GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General today announced a call for diverse suppliers, reflecting its goal to remove or mitigate unintended barriers for diverse suppliers and help increase the representation of these groups in the communities it serves. Applications to apply are currently open online at http://www.rangeme.com/dgdiversity23 through end of day on August 7, 2023, and virtual meetings with Dollar General’s supplier diversity team will be held from September 25-29, 2023.
“We’re excited to seek new vendors to help ensure the unique customers and communities we serve have relevant products they depend on us to carry,” said Emily Taylor, Dollar General’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer. “An intentional investment in supplier diversity reflects Dollar General’s mission of Serving Others and core values that include ‘respecting the dignity and differences of others.’ We look forward to connecting with new vendors to extend our supplier diversity efforts and learn how we can collaboratively better serve our customers.”
Eligible suppliers must hold at least one of the following diversity certifications and have not sold products to Dollar General within the past 18 months.
Eligible Diversity Certifications
- National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
- Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
- National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)
- National Veteran Owned Business Association (NaVOBA)
- Disability: IN
Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) will notify selected companies by email with the time of their meeting by August 21, 2023.
For additional information on Dollar General’s diverse supplier program, please visit DG Supplier Diversity (dollargeneral.com).
About Dollar General Corporation
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of May 5, 2023, the company’s 19,294 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever. Learn more at DollarGeneral.com.
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Calling diverse suppliers of food, perishables, health care, home cleaning and candy / snacks! Are you certified WBENC, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), Disability:IN, NaVOBA, or NMSDC? If so, this invitation is for you!
Dollar General is partnering with ECRM and RangeMe to host its Annual Supplier Diversity Virtual Matching program. This is an opportunity for underrepresented businesses to connect about opportunities at DG. Virtual meetings will be held the week of September 25 on the ECRM Connect platform.
Eligible suppliers may apply now through August 7 at www.rangeme.com/dgdiversity23. #supplierdiversity #diversity #dei #servingothers #dollargeneral