New Dollar General store opens
Last updated 9/19/2023 at 1:38pm
The recently built Dollar General store at 900 W. 7th St. in Clovis is officially open according to a news release from Dollar General corporate headquarters.
The release notes “DG stores are proud to provide area residents with an affordable and convenient store location to purchase household essentials including food, cleaning supplies, paper products, over-the-counter medicines, hygiene products, baby items and more.”
The release also notes the new Clovis location includes the company’s “new stylish, on-trend home décor and an expanded party preparation selection.”
The company also wrote the new store also features a “curated assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables including lettuce, tomatoes, onions, apples, strawberries, potatoes, sweet potatoes, lemons, limes, salad mixes, and more.”
The release noted the store’s produce section offers the top 20 items typically sold in traditional grocery stores and covers approximately 80% of produce categories most grocery stores carry.
Matthew Simonsen, Dollar General’s senior vice president of real estate and store development outlined the community benefits of the new location.
“At Dollar General, we believe the addition of each new store provides positive economic growth for the communities we proudly serve, and the addition of our new Clovis store highlights our commitment to deliver a pleasant shopping experience,” Simonsen said in the release.
Dollar General supports literacy and education initiatives through the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The addition of the Clovis store opens the opportunity for schools, nonprofit organizations and libraries within a 15-mile radius of the store to apply for Dollar General Literacy Foundation grants.
According to the news release, Dollar General plans to create new jobs in the Clovis community as the store is expected to employ approximately six to 10 people, depending on the individual needs of the store.