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Dollar Tree/Family Dollar on track for Q4

In addition to its 136% increase in sales (the result of Family Dollar sales’ inclusion for the first full quarter), Dollar Tree opened 204 stores and expanded or relocated 63 other locations.

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Report: Coca-Cola’s Smartwater gets fizzy

As sparkling water gains a foothold in the beverage category, Coca-Cola has decided to dip its toes in, as MarketWatch reports that the drink maker plans to sell a carbonated version of its Smartwater. The company plans to start small, offering the water in New York City restaurants, hotels and stores in November with a wider distribution in 2016, according to the report (MarketWatch)