November 16, 2023

Dollar General Awarded Four Private Label Manufacturers Association Awards

Four products sold exclusively at Dollar General were recognized with 2023 Salute to Excellence Awards by the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) for private brand items. Products receiving top honors include:

  • Clover Valley Lobster Bites in the Appetizers & Hors d ’Oeuvres category;
  • Studio Selection Micellar Cleansing Pads in the Skin Care category;
  • trueliving Small Spaces Air Freshenerin the Household Cleaners & Products category; and
  • Curl Rhythm Hydrating Cleansing Conditioner in the Hair Care & Accessories category

    “Earlier this year DG announced an expansion of our private brands, providing more affordable, innovative options,” said Jackie Li, Dollar General’s Senior Vice President of Private Brands and Global Sourcing. “As quality and value become even more important to our shoppers, we are honored and thrilled that four of our new items have been recognized by PLMA. Thank you to the teams who work tirelessly to ensure we offer the right products at the right price for our customers.”

The 2023 Salute to Excellence Awards were announced at PLMA’s 2023 Chicago Trade Show on Nov. 12. Approximately 750 products were nominated by more than 50 North American retailers.

PLMA’s Salute to Excellence Awards have honored retailers for more than 30 years for their innovation in store brands across a wide variety of categories and retail outlets. The annual awards recognize industry leaders who, in the previous calendar year, create innovative ideas, methods, programs and technologies to manage end-use loads, meet peak load demand and support the successful grid integration of distributed energy resources.


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