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 Q4 profit rises 8.2%

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Dollar General reported an 8.2% increase in fourth-quarter net profit, despite slowing apparel sales.

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 Q3 net income soars 21%

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Dollar General posted a jump in Q3 net income but remains cautious for the remainder of the year despite recording “encouraging” Thanksgiving weekend and early holiday sales.

Dollar General raises FY outlook after Q2 profit up

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Dollar General has raised its full-year earnings outlook after booking a 47% jump in second-quarter net profit.

Dollar General Q1 profit soars

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Discount retailer Dollar General’s first quarter profit soared on the back of rising sales.