| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:59 AM
Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree Inc. raised its sales outlook for the year after recording its strongest growth in quarterly same-store sales since 2011.
Shares of the company, which has agreed to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc. for $8.5 billion, rose 3...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:29 AM
(Reuters) - Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc said it was confident it would need to divest fewer stores than anticipated to win antitrust approval to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc .
Dollar Tree's shares rose as much as 7 percent to a record high of $67....
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Dollar General will open in Cockeysville on Saturday.
The store at 558 Cranbrook Road will give away $10 Dollar General gift cards to the first 50 shoppers who stop in for the 8 a.m. opening. The first 200 customers will get Dollar General tote bags....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has been fined more than $800,000 by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for repeated safety violations in the past five months, according to a U.S. Department of Labor news release....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:36 AM
Family Dollar Stores Inc. rejected a $9.1-billion takeover offer from rival discounter Dollar General Corp., raising the possibility that Dollar General will make a hostile bid for its smaller competitor.
Family Dollar cited antitrust concerns for...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Dollar General Corp. raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. to $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.
The No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer also said it would pay a break-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Dollar General Corp offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for $8.95 billion, trumping Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion bid, to strengthen its position as the No. 1 discount retailer in a highly-competitive U.S. market.
Family Dollar's shares rose 4.5...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Dollar General Corp. trumped a rival's bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc., offering $8.9 billion in cash for the discount retailer as industry leaders scramble to gain an edge in attracting customers who are still struggling financially.
The offer Monday...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Reports: Leading indicators for July, existing home sales for July, Markit PMI manufacturing for August, August Philadelphia Fed index, Weekly jobless claims
Local earnings: Nanophase Technlogies Corp., Sears Holdings Corp.
Other earnings: Dollar Tree...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:34 AM
A Family Dollar store is slated to open this fall as an anchor tenant in Cold Spring Shopping Center in Baltimore, the chain announced.
Family Dollar Stores Inc. signed a lease for nearly 9,000 square feet in the center at Cold Spring Lane and Loch...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc. has agreed to purchase larger rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. for about $8.5 billion.
The deal would create a company with $18 billion in annual sales and more than 13,000 stores, more locations than any other North...