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  • Family Dollar shareholders approve sale to Dollar Tree

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Family Dollar shareholders voted Thursday to sell the retailer to rival Dollar Tree. Virginia-based Dollar Tree has said the Family Dollar name will live on, with many of Family Dollar's stores remaining. While Dollar Tree CEO Bob...
  • Family Dollar to learn fate at Thursday vote: 3 possible outcomes

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Family Dollar shareholders will likely approve a deal Thursday to sell the retailer to Dollar Tree, ending local control of one of the Charlotte region's most prominent homegrown companies. The drama has stretched on since July, with...
  • Apple steps up lobbying in Washington amid push into health apps

    Tim Cook recently traveled to an unfamiliar destination for an Apple Inc. chief executive officer: The U.S. Capitol. During the trip last month, Cook posed for a photo with Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican taking over the Senate Finance Committee...
  • What China's premier should say at Davos

     What China's premier should say at Davos
    When global leaders toast the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, one unusually prominent guest should be ready for sharp criticism — Premier Li Keqiang of China, the country's highest-ranking attendee since 2009....
  • San Jose loses appeal in lawsuit against MLB over plan to move Oakland Athletics

    A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of antitrust claims in a lawsuit by the city of San Jose against Major League Baseball, which accused the sport of illegally blocking a proposed move of the Oakland Athletics to the area. A three-judge panel...
  • Appeals court rejects San Jose's antitrust case over A's

    Appeals court rejects San Jose's antitrust case over A's
    A Bay Area battle over the Oakland Athletics took a new turn Thursday as a federal appeals court sided against the city of San Jose. Officials from San Jose had filed lawsuit alleging that Major League Baseball's refusal to allow the A's to move into a ...
  • Source close to Family Dollar thinks Dollar General bid finished

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. A source close to Family Dollar said Thursday that the company views Dollar General's hostile bid to buy the retailer as finished, following Dollar General's announcement Thursday that it needs more time to get antitrust approval....
  • Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree CEO to Family Dollar CEO: We are at 'the end of our patience'

    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree CEO to Family Dollar CEO: We are at 'the end of our patience'
    The chief executive of Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree, the discount retailer trying to buy Family Dollar, has some strong words for Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine: "We have reached the end of our patience." Family Dollar, based in the Charlotte suburb of...
  • Dollar Tree's Bob Sasser to Family Dollar CEO: We are at 'the end of our patience'

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. The chief executive of Dollar Tree, the discount retailer trying to buy Family Dollar, has some strong words for Family Dollar CEO Howard Levine: "We ... have reached the end of our patience." Family Dollar, based in the Charlotte...
  • The Supreme Court's Citizens United decision continues to echo

    The Supreme Court's Citizens United decision continues to echo
    Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission turns 5 this month, but the damage from the Supreme Court's revolutionary ruling on campaign finance is just beginning to be felt. Scholars and pundits will undoubtedly mark the anniversary with commentary...
  • Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge

    Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge
    Activist investor Starboard Value wants to merge office-supply chains Staples Inc and Office Depot Inc, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Starboard, known for its aggressive shareholder activism, disclosed a 5.1 percent stake in...