Published 8:29 am Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Name of person Featured: Ginny Doughtie, manager (pictured)
Name of Business: Dollar General
Address: 1100 Armory Drive, Franklin, 23851
Phone number: (757) 569-8397
Operating Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday
Nature of Business: Retail store
Number of employees: 8
How’s business? Business always is increasing. We have great products at a fraction of the cost you see elsewhere.
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: That we strive to maintain everyday low prices for our customers.
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Great customer service
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Do your research. Don’t give up on your dreams.
Your first job: K&K Toys in Virginia Beach
Your role model (in business or in life generally): My father — for his strong sense of work habits and commitment of family.
The key to a successful business is: Honest and hard work is a must.