July 17, 2015

Witynski has served as SVP stores since joining Dollar Tree in 2010.

July 14, 2015

The retailer plans to open a 1.5 million-sq.-ft. distribution center in the vicinity of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

June 10, 2015

Longtime Dollar General executive Jeff Owen will come back to lead store operations, the company announced Wednesday. 

June 10, 2015

Target said the plan to double the amount of its share buyback authorization represents a continued focus on returning cash to shareholders.

May 21, 2015

Dollar Tree to identify buyer of 330 Family Dollar locations in coming week. 

May 15, 2015

The Retail Industry Leaders Association spoke out in Washington, D.C., this week on the steps retailers are taking to protect against data breaches.

April 27, 2015

Families this year are ready to splurge on jewelry, flowers, gift cards, brunch and apparel for mom.

April 16, 2015

Target Corp. has entered into a settlement agreement with MasterCard International Inc.to resolve losses from the data breach that Target experienced during the fourth quarter of 2013.

April 6, 2015

FMI is reportedly asking major credit card companies to delay the October 2015 mandate for U.S. retailers to comply with the Europay, Mastercard Visa (EMV) chip-based payment card standard. 

 

March 31, 2015

A new survey conducted by Marketforce International sent mystery shoppers into over 650 stores across 63 retailers.

March 27, 2015

A strong track record operating Dollar General to date makes COO Todd Vasos a likely candidate for CEO, Sterne Agee suggested in a research note published Friday. 

March 19, 2015

Dollar General Corp. announced that Rhonda Taylor, currently senior VP and general counsel, has been promoted to executive VP and general counsel.

 

March 13, 2015

Ulta Beauty wrapped up 2014 with "an excellent fourth quarter," which marked the company's first billion dollar sales quarter.

March 9, 2015

Dollar General is on the move and expanding its presence to three new states.

 

February 17, 2015

Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin, U.S. Department of Treasury, on Friday discussed next-generation retail payment technologies with several industry leaders.

 

January 22, 2015

Following the loss of its bid for Family Dollar, Dollar General Thursday announced that Rick Dreiling will continue as chairman and CEO through Jan. 29, 2016.

 

January 15, 2015

Dollar General is still fighting to acquire Family Dollar, the retailer stated on Thursday, noting that it is in ongoing discussions with the Federal Trade Commission.

 

January 12, 2015

Dollar Tree believes it will need to divest fewer than 300 locations in its pursuit of Family Dollar, the dollar store operator announced.

December 23, 2014

In not-unexpected news, Family Dollar has delayed its shareholder vote on a potential acquisition by Dollar Tree.

December 23, 2014

Spend on prepaid gift cards is on the rise this holiday season, as a significant majority (70%) of shoppers plan to purchase gift cards this season, according to an interim holiday spending report released by Stored Value Solutions, a provider of gift cards and stored-value services.

December 19, 2014

Dollar General on Friday stated that it remains actively engaged in discussions with the Federal Trade Commission regarding the extent of potential divestitures that would be required in connection with an acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

December 5, 2014

Dollar Tree on Friday suggested its pending merger with Family Dollar could be completed as early as February 2015 with a "relatively small number" of divestitures.

 

November 19, 2014

Dollar General Wednesday afternoon affirmed its commitment to the acquisition of Family Dollar Stores.

 

November 19, 2014

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.