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CLEVELAND, Ohio, October 13, 2022 – Mace Security International, Inc., (OTCQX: MACE) a globally recognized leader in personal safety products, is excited to announce a new partnership with Dollar General (NYSE:  DG), the fourth large retailer to be added to the company’s portfolio in 2022. Dollar General operates nearly 19,000 locations across the United States with a goal to serve their customer base through high-quality, convenient items, at great prices. Mace Brand is excited to contribute to that goal by offering Dollar General’s customers an affordable, name-brand personal security pepper spray.  Mace Brand is in the process of being set up as a vendor and its products will be in stores in the spring of 2023. In addition to the everyday assortment, Dollar General will be promoting Mace Brand for their Back-to-School program in 2023.

“Our entire team is excited to begin this new relationship with Dollar General and to help them serve their customers with a brand and product that they can trust and count on. The operations team is in the process of scaling its operations to onboard Dollar General to ensure we meet Dollar General’s expected delivery dates and volumes,” said Mace’s Chairman and CEO Sanjay Singh.

About Mace Security International, Inc.

Mace® Security International, Inc. (MACE) is a globally recognized leader in personal safety and security. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the company has spent more than 40 years designing and manufacturing consumer and tactical products for personal defense and security under its world-renowned Mace® Brand – the original trusted brand of defense spray products. The company also offers aerosol defense sprays and tactical products for law enforcement and security professionals worldwide through its Mace® Take Down® brand, KUROS!® Brand personal safety products, Vigilant® Brand alarms, and Tornado® Brand pepper spray and stun guns. MACE® distributes and supports Mace® Brand products through mass market retailers, wholesale distributors, independent dealers,,, and other channels. For more information, visit

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation, with nearly 19,000 stores, has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers ‘Save time. Save money. Every day.’® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations.  In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America’s most-trusted manufacturers. 

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Philip Minick

Interim Controller

Mace Security International, Inc.