How Dollar General Is Disrupting Grocery
In April, a team of Yale University public-health professors published a 34-page study that explained how to end the pandemic in America. The researchers’ conclusion? Dollar General.

The Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based retailer is now the closest grocery store for millions of U.S. consumers; 75% of Americans live within 5 miles of a Dollar General. Adding COVID-19 vaccination clinics to Dollar General’s massive store footprint would get vaccines in the arms of the people most in need of them, thus giving America its best shot at ending the COVID-19 crisis, the researchers argued...

RSK: Who would have thought that Dollar General would be your new local corner grocer and keep expanding. Now they just need to work on the digital presence a bit more. One or two coming near you.

Ken Notes: I live in a Dollar General food desert (Albany) and any perishables would be huge. It is 10 miles to buy any vegetable or fresh meat...

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