US: Dollar General Says Will Hire 10,000 New Staff In A Month

Dollar General has announced plans to hire 10,000 new part- and full-time employees by mid-October, underlining its plans to maintain its position in a tough retail market.

The chain said the new staff will be hired for permanent sales floor positions such as store managers, lead sales associates and store associates.

The move will expand its total headcount by around 9% – it employed 113,400 employees as of end-February.