04/28/2017 - 10:06am

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners II currently owns the Dollar Express stores, which it bought in 2015 when Dollar Tree was forced to sell stores in 35 states as a condition of its acquisition of Family Dollar.

04/04/2017 - 11:10am

The stores comprise most of the 330 stores sold to private equity firm Sycamore Partners in order to meet federal antitrust approval of Dollar Tree’s acquisition of Family Dollar in 2015. 

03/02/2017 - 11:39am

The discounter’s solid quarterly performance — which included a 5% sales increase from the year-ago period — capped a year in which it opened 584 new stores and exceeded $20 billion in sales. 

01/06/2017 - 9:28am

Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser has two seasoned value retail executives at the helm with the addition of Wal-Mart U.S. chief merchant and the promotion of Dollar Tree COO to enterprise president of the company.

11/21/2016 - 11:28am

The proliferation of online grocery delivery is a sign of the “Sheep Effect,” according to a retail analyst interviewed on CBS’s Sunday Morning, which aired a segment on the evolution of omnichannel retail.

11/02/2016 - 9:52am

Family Dollar is joining other retailers in rallying around Boys & Girls Clubs of America this holiday season.

10/28/2016 - 10:39am

ORLANDO, Fla. - Kroger may not be the only retail pharmacy in the hunt for divested Rite Aid stores following the proposed merger between Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite aid, BNL Finance reported in a blog posted Thursday. In fact, they may not even be a good fit - Walmart in its move toward smaller retail footprints may be a better suitor. "However, I think the sleeping giants that no one is talking about ... are competing pharmacy benefit managers like Express Scripts Holding and Catamaran," wrote Brian Nichols, BNL Finance editor-in-chief. "All of Express Scripts and Catamaran’s competitors are getting stronger in the PBM space, with a combination of retail pharmacies, wholesale and PBM. [So] don’t be surprised if Express Scripts and Catamaran ... make a move to form a retail pharmacy business with 700 Rite Aid stores." (BNL Finance)

10/19/2016 - 5:08pm

With just weeks to go before its annual Industry Issues Summit conference — one of the most highly-anticipated, must-attend events on the drug store industry calendar — Drug Store News has announced another top-tier roster of some of the most talented and creative retail executives in the business for the annual thought-leadership/networking event.

08/25/2016 - 11:49am

A little over one year since it acquired rival Family Dollar, Dollar Tree reported revenue that missed Wall Street expectations amid lower customer traffic.