Dollar General

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.