01/22/2015 - 10:15am

Following the loss of its bid for Family Dollar, Dollar General Thursday announced that Rick Dreiling will continue as chairman and CEO through Jan. 29, 2016.

 

01/22/2015 - 9:33am

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday announced that, based on a preliminary count of the votes cast at the company’s special meeting of stockholders held today, Family Dollar stockholders voted to approve the proposed merger with Dollar Tree.

 

01/15/2015 - 9:53am

Dollar General is still fighting to acquire Family Dollar, the retailer stated on Thursday, noting that it is in ongoing discussions with the Federal Trade Commission.

 

01/12/2015 - 9:51am

Dollar Tree believes it will need to divest fewer than 300 locations in its pursuit of Family Dollar, the dollar store operator announced.

01/08/2015 - 9:42am

Family Dollar Stores on Thursday reported a total net sales increase of 2.3% to $2.6  billion for its first quarter ended Nov. 29, 2014. 

 

12/19/2014 - 11:50am

Dollar General on Friday stated that it remains actively engaged in discussions with the Federal Trade Commission regarding the extent of potential divestitures that would be required in connection with an acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

12/05/2014 - 9:24am

Dollar Tree on Friday suggested its pending merger with Family Dollar could be completed as early as February 2015 with a "relatively small number" of divestitures.

 

11/19/2014 - 4:15pm

Dollar General Wednesday afternoon affirmed its commitment to the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

11/19/2014 - 9:54am

The New York Post on Wednesday reported that Dollar General may have to divest as many as 4,000 stores to satisfy the Federal Trade Commission in its bid for Family Dollar.