Dollar General Corporation operates as a discount retailer primarily in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company provides paper and cleaning products, including paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, laundry, and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food and perishables comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, sugar, flour, milk, eggs, and bread; beverages and snacks, such as candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; over-the-counter medicines and personal care products, such as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; and pet supplies and pet food products. It also offers seasonal products consisting of decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid cell phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, automotive, and home office supplies; and home products, which include kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, and craft supplies, as well as kitchen, bed, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company provides casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of August 3, 2012, it operated 10,203 stores in 40 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.