Dollar Tree on Monday morning acquired Family Dollar Stores in a cash and stock transaction worth about $8.5 billion.
Dollar Tree on Thursday posted first-quarter consolidated net sales of $2 billion, a 7.2% increase, for the period ended May 4.
Dollar Tree on Wednesday posted sales of $2.2 billion for the fourth quarter ended Feb. 1, down slightly by 0.9%.
Increased customer traffic helped drive Dollar Tree’s third-quarter results. The retailer cited growth in consumer basics, as well as seasonal and variety merchandise, and said its higher-margin variety categories are growing at a faster pace.
Dollar Tree generated 3.7% in same-store sales for its second quarter ended Aug. 3, beating analyst estimates, and recorded $1.9 billion in consolidated net sales, an 8.8% increase.
The retailer has grown steadily according to president and CEO Bob Sasser, leading the company to expand its Marietta, Okla. distribution center.
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