Prior to beginning work on this discussion, please read the article by Hayley Peterson, 15 Companies That Are Defying the Retail Meltdown by Opening Hundreds of New Stores (Links to an external site.).
While many retailers are closing stores, some are rapidly building new locations, with at least oneDollar General (NYSE: DG)adding as many as 900 stores this year (Peterson, 2018).
Obtain Dollar Generals Form 10-K for the fiscal year ending on December 31, 2017. Form 10-K can be obtained either from the SEC (Links to an external site.)s EDGAR Filing system or the Investor Relations link on the companys website at www.dollargeneral.com (Links to an external site.). Read the Growth Strategies and the Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows sections of Dollar Generals 10-K Form to answer the following questions in an initial post of at least 200 words: