MATTHEWS, N.C. — The government shutdown will likely rattle an already shaky consumer base for Family Dollar Stores, its chief executive officer said last week.
"The way I think about these kinds of things, it’s just not a help to consumer confidence," Howard Levine, Family Dollar’s chairman and CEO, said during a conference call reviewing the discounter’s fourth-quarter financial results last week. "The threat of a shutdown, the uncertainty ...
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