Dollar General Extends Family Dollar Offer Again

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The renewed offer to acquire rival Family Dollar will expire on December 31, 2014.

Dollar General Extends its $80 Per Share Offer to Family Dollar

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Dollar General has extended its unsolicited, and so far unwelcome, offer to acquire rival Family Dollar. The renewed offer, the terms of which have not changed, will expire at 5pm New York time on October 31, 2014. Family Dollar had all but reached a deal to be acquired by Dollar Tree in July for $74.50 […]

Dollar General CEO Counters Family Dollar Rejection

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CEO Rick Dreiling reaffirmed hisinterest in acquiring Family Dollar in response to the discount retailer’s rejection.

In Other News: Seven Retailers Searching for CEOs

HSN's Mindy Grossman is being courted by retailers.

American Apparel, American Eagle Outfitters, Bon-Ton, Dollar General, Gordmans, JCPenney and Target are all in various stages of CEO searches.

Dollar General Q4 Profit Up Despite Severe Weather

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Dollar General reports a slight increase in Q4 profit, despite severe winter weather.

Dollar General Opens 11,000th Store

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Dollar General’s 11,000th store, in Murfreesboro, Tenn., is one of 650 new stores planned for 2013.

Dollar General to open 635 stores in 2013

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Discount retailer Dollar General says it will open 635 new stores in 2013, creating 6,000 new jobs.

Dollar General to open 625 stores in 2012

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Discount retailer Dollar General announced that it would be opening 625 new stores and hiring 6,000 people in 2012.

Dollar General sees Q4 profit surge on sales

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Fourth quarter profit at discount retailer Dollar General Corporation has more than doubled, thanks to cost cutting and higher sales of products like basic apparel items. Quarterly profit rose to $222.5m or $0.64 a share, in the three months to 28 Janu…