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.

 

11/19/2014 - 8:49am

Family Dollar Stores on Wednesday announced that it has rescheduled the special meeting at which Family Dollar shareholders will vote on the merger with Dollar Tree to Dec. 23, 2014.

 

11/10/2014 - 9:36am

Dollar Tree on Friday announced that it has certified substantial compliance with the request for additional information issued by the Federal Trade Commission regarding its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

10/31/2014 - 8:12am

Dollar General announced that it has extended its tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar Stores to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Dec. 31, 2014. 

 

10/29/2014 - 12:00pm

Family Dollar Stores on Tuesday announced the Special Meeting of Family Dollar shareholders will be held on Dec. 11 to vote on the merger with Dollar Tree.

10/22/2014 - 1:49pm

Jocelyn Wong, SVP and chief marketing officer for Family Dollar, talks with DSN about the “Faces of Fabulous” campaign and how the retailer is working to increase awareness of its African-American beauty brands. 

 

10/22/2014 - 7:21am

Family Dollar Stores announced that it has certified substantial compliance with both the Federal Trade Commission’s second request regarding the acquisition by Dollar Tree, as well as the second request regarding Dollar General's bid for the company. 

 

10/20/2014 - 7:43am

Family Dollar Stores announced that Oct. 30 has been established as the record date for the special meeting of stockholders to approve the Dollar Tree transaction.

10/13/2014 - 10:43am

Kantar Retail’s fourth annual opening price point study found that while Dollar General is maintaining its overall opening price point leadership position, its lead is by no means commanding.