Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer in the United States by number of stores, with 9,961 stores located in 39 states as of March 2, 2012, primarily in the southern, southwestern, midwestern and eastern United States. The Company offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. The Company's merchandise includes national brands from manufacturers, as well as private brand selections with prices at substantial discounts to national brands. It offers its merchandise at everyday low prices through its convenient small-box (approximately 7,200 square feet) locations. During the fiscal year ended February 3, 2012 (fiscal 2011), it opened 625 stores and remodeled or relocated 575 stores, and closed 60 stores. Its small box stores offer consumable items, including packaged and refrigerated foods.