09/02/2014 - 9:34am

Dollar General on Tuesday sweetened its deal for Family Dollar with an enhanced acquisition proposal with an offer worth about $9.1 billion. 

09/01/2014 - 2:35pm

In the wake of a disappointing second quarter, Fred's Super Dollar last week announced a series of initiatives, including the shuttering of 60 non-pharmacy stores and a stepped up focus on pharmacy.

08/28/2014 - 8:28am

Dollar General reported it is still committed to its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar as the company reported $4.7 billion in sales for its second quarter ended Aug. 1.

08/25/2014 - 10:20am

Biotech company Roche will be acquiring research and pharmaceutical company InterMune for $8.3 billion, it announced over the weekend. 

08/22/2014 - 1:12pm

Dollar General released a statement regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar, following the news of Family Dollar's rejection of the proposal.

08/21/2014 - 1:31pm

Southeastern Grocers, the company behind supermarket chains Winn-Dixie and Bi-Lo, will not pursue an initial public offering, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

08/21/2014 - 10:11am

Dollar Tree delivered its 26th consecutive quarter of positive comparable-store sales growth in second-quarter 2014, but profit declined 2.6% thanks to increased freight costs and investments in higher-value products.

08/20/2014 - 3:10pm

Target’s U.S. sales held up reasonably well in second-quarter 2014, but weak results in Canada and expense pressures prompted the company to reduce its full-year profit expectations a week after Brian Cornell became president and CEO.

08/18/2014 - 9:08am

Dollar General bid $78.50 for Family Dollar in a $9.7 billion deal that exceeds the $74.50 a share Dollar Tree offered for Family Dollar on July 28.