Dollar General to introduce new concept store in downtown Tulsa

Dollar General to place new concept store in downtown Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — QUICK FACTS:

  • Dollar General will open a new concept store at East 5th and South Boston in downtown Tulsa.
  • DGX is not the same as the traditional Dollar General. It caters mostly to grab and go food and snacks.
  • There are few DGX stores in existence across the country as the new concept takes off for the company. Nashville and Cleveland have DGX stores in their downtown areas.
  • The opening is expected by the end of 2019.

Dollar General will open a new concept store at East 5th and South Boston in downtown Tulsa.
FOX23 found a building permit for Dollar General's next generation concept store DGX.
DGX is not the same as the traditional Dollar General. It caters mostly to grab and go food and snacks.

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There are few DGX stores in existence across the country as the new concept takes off for the company. Nashville and Cleveland have DGX stores in their downtown areas.
Tulsa City Councilor Kara Joy McKee said a store offering fresh food and some grocery options are desperately needed.
McKee said there is still a desire for a full-service grocery store inside the Inner Dispersal Loop because more and more people are moving into apartments downtown.
Downtown businesses outside of the Arts and Blue Dome Districts have said previously they have a problem with a lack of consistent foot traffic bringing people into other parts of downtown, and they hope to benefit from their new neighbor.

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