MATTHEWS, N.C. — The private investment group whose $7 billion bid to take over Family Dollar Stores was rejected by the retailer’s board of directors is urging the company to remove a recently adopted “poison pill” and reconsider the offer. Trian Group, in a letter to the Family Dollar board Monday, said it was troubled by the retailer’s adoption earlier this month of a takeover defense that would assess a control charge to any entity acquiring more than 10% of its outstanding stock. Trian ...

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