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  • Dollar General margins fall in tough discount market

    (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp reported lower margins and slower-than-expected growth in quarterly same-store sales, reinforcing the need for consolidation among deep-discount retailers as it vies to take over its closest rival. Chief Executive Rick...
  • Dollar stores in battle to double down on the poor

    (Reuters) - Like millions of Americans, Darnel Ware needs to save money, even if it's 40 cents on a bag of flour.     He searches for those savings during his daily visits to the Family Dollar Store near his home in Fraser, Michigan, sometimes stopping...
  • Family Dollar spurns Dollar General bid on antitrust concerns

    Family Dollar spurns Dollar General bid on antitrust concerns
    (Reuters) - Family Dollar Stores Inc rejected a $9 billion buyout offer from Dollar General Corp that it said could run foul of competition law, opting instead for a smaller bid from Dollar Tree Inc that guarantees a job for its CEO. Family Dollar, the...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    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...
  • Dollar tree profit falls 2.6 percent

    (Reuters) - Dollar Tree Inc reported a 2.6 percent fall in quarterly profit as costs increased. Net income fell to $121.5 million, or 59 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Aug. 2 from $124.7 million, or $1.25 per share, a year earlier....
  • Dollar General questions motives of Family Dollar CEO

    (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp questioned whether Family Dollar Stores Inc Chief Executive Howard Levine was being driven by self-interest in his support of a proposed takeover of his company by Dollar Tree Inc . Dollar General, which has made its own...
  • Dollar General's offer for Family Dollar tops Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree's bid

    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...
  • Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar

    Dollar General joins fight to buy Family Dollar
    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...
  • Top U.S. hedge funds up Walgreen shares; lose some taste for Apple

    (Reuters) - Top U.S. hedge fund managers did some shopping for shares of discount retailer Dollar General Corp and drug store operator Walgreen Co in the second quarter. Daniel Loeb's Third Point added 1 million shares of Dollar General, raising his...
  • Family Dollar to anchor Cold Spring Shopping Center

    Family Dollar to anchor Cold Spring Shopping Center
    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...
  • Dollar Tree/Family Dollar merger could create Wal-Mart rival but hurt consumers

    Dollar Tree/Family Dollar merger could create Wal-Mart rival but hurt consumers
    An $8.5 billion merger creating North America's biggest dollar store chain could mean increased competition for mass discounters such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. but less choice for shoppers. In the Baltimore area and elsewhere, retail experts said, Dollar...