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Rough Economy Means Big Profits for Dollar General

The dollar store operator said its profit rose 51% in the second quarter as consumers continue to shop for bargains amid a weak economy. Along with the profit jump, Dollar General announced plans to open about 600 new stores.

These Days, a Good Reputation Is Everything

Some companies don't realize how important their reputations are until they're gone, but a new survey of corporate directors shows that reputational risk is their second biggest worry. It should be: As much as 70% of a company's value may rest on that one intangible asset.

Bargain Hunters Boost Dollar General's Profit

Discount retailer Dollar General reported first-quarter earnings Tuesday, beating Wall Street estimates, as budget-conscious consumers continue to bargain hunt for everyday items.