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Running head: DOLLAR GENERAL 1 6.2 – Location Decision Malcolm C Hamilton March 3, 2021
DOLLAR GENERAL’S LOCATION DECISION 2 Dollar General Corporation Dollar General Corporation, the discount chain, has modestly shifted into the United States' biggest retailers by store number [ CITATION Mar18 \l 1033 ]. Dollar General has more than 16,000 stores in 46 states, and it is the king of the growing dollar store theme in the U.S. By comparison, CVS only has 6,200 stores in the U.S., Home Depot 2,200 US stores, Kroger 2,757 US stores, Target 1,850 U.S. stores, and Walmart only has 4,754 U.S. stores. The company currently has no international locations and is not entirely in all 50 U.S. states, only operating in 46 states. Dollar General has been expanding at a fast momentum with no signs of stalling. Dollar General has developed a lot and even surpassed the biggest stored of Starbucks and McDonald, which possess about 14,146 and 14,711 US sites. In real-estate, buildings location decisions depend on the site [ CITATION Leo18 \l 1033 ]. So why does this discount hunter's heaven currently have no international logistics, and political risk [ CITATION Leo18 \l 1033 ]. The seven significant factors all affect facilities in
international locations. These decisions have benefits and drawbacks. Let's investigate the seven factors that affect Dollar General Corp.'s location decision.

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