Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
DG Retail, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Dollar General
Penalty: 
$1,750,000
Year: 
2019
Date: 
June 6, 2019
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

Dollar General agreed to pay $1.75 million to resolve claims that it sold products that were advertised on the shelf at a lower price than the price at the register, even after being told at least 50 times by state inspectors from the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets to correct the pricing inaccuracies.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Vermont Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Vermont
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Tennessee
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retail-discount stores
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.