| Apr 8, 2015
| 10:57 AM
Family Dollar, which is in the process of being bought by rival Dollar Tree Inc., reported a 16 percent drop in its fiscal second-quarter net income as severe winter weather hurt sales. But its adjusted earnings and revenue met Wall Street expectations...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 3:56 PM
Discount retailer Dollar Tree said Tuesday it expects to be able to complete its purchase of competitor Family Dollar in May, and said it will have to sell about 340 Family Dollar locations to close the deal.
Dollar Tree said the Federal Trade Commission...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:44 AM
Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $206.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the company said it had profit of $1. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were $1.16 per...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:21 AM
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Family Dollar Inc. adjourned a special meeting of shareholders to vote on the company's potential acquisition by smaller rival Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree Inc. to Jan. 22 from Tuesday.
Family Dollar said it adjourned the meeting as there were not...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 4:23 AM
Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree Stores Inc. is facing a fine of $103,000 by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after falling boxes struck an employee while inspectors were visiting a store in New Castle, Del., in June, according to...
| 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-...