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Family Dollar

U.S. Stocks Little Changed; Apple Up 0.2 Percent

New York (AFP) — Wall Street stocks were little changed in early trade Wednesday with Apple posting modest gains after unveiling a spate of new products, including a mobile-payment system and a smartwatch. About 40 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 3.01 points (0.02 percent) to 17,010.86. The broad-based S&P 500 shed […]

September 10, 2014

Dollar General Raises Bid For Family Dollar

New York (AFP) — Dollar General on Tuesday sweetened its bid to acquire Family Dollar and threatened to launch a hostile takeover campaign in the latest twist in a bidding war among discount retailers. Dollar General, the largest U.S. deep-discount chain, raised its all-cash bid for Family Dollar to $80 per share from $78.50, while […]

September 2, 2014

Dollar General Puts Up Rival Bid For Family Dollar

New York (AFP) — Dollar General on Monday made a counterbid for Family Dollar Stores, trumping an initial offer by Dollar Tree as the U.S. war for the discount retail market heats up. Dollar General, the largest dollar-store chain in the United States, offered to pay $78.50 per share in cash for Family Dollar, the […]

August 18, 2014

Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar In $9.2 Bn Deal

New York (AFP) — U.S. discount retailers Dollar Tree and Family Dollar announced Monday a $9.2 billion merger that will create a huge chain of more than 13,000 stores across North America. Dollar Tree, which sells everything for $1 or less, will pay combination of $59.60 in cash and $14.90 equivalent in Dollar Tree shares […]

July 28, 2014