Family Dollar announced that its board of directors unanimously recommends that Family Dollar’s shareholders reject the unsolicited conditional tender offer made by Dollar General Corp. and not tender its shares.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation on Wednesday awarded nearly $4 million to approximately 825 schools, nonprofits and literacy organizations to enhance and support youth literacy and education across the United States.
Dollar Tree delivered its 26th consecutive quarter of positive comparable-store sales growth in second-quarter 2014, but profit declined 2.6% thanks to increased freight costs and investments in higher-value products.
Dollar General, in partnership with Coupons.com, on Thursday completed the successful rollout of its new DG Digital Coupons program to its more than 11,300 stores across the 40 states the retailer serves.
Joe Gibbs Racing and Dollar General on Saturday announced an expanded partnership with a multi-year agreement for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and beyond. In addition, JGR announced the contract extension of driver Matt Kenseth that will keep him behind the wheel of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota.
Dollar General on Friday announced that its chairman and CEO, Rick Dreiling has informed the board of directors of his intent to retire as CEO effective May 30, 2015 or upon the appointment of a successor.
Nearly 1,000 Dollar General employees and their families, company executives and government officials celebrated on Saturday the grand opening of the discount retailer’s 12th distribution center in Bethel, Pa.