Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO of Dollar General Corp., Goodlettsville, Tenn., said Friday he plans to retire as CEO at the end of May 2015 or upon the appointment of a successor — a move that had Wall Street analysts debating whether it meant a potential merger with Family Dollar Stores was more likely or less. Dreiling, 60, is a former Safeway executive who has been CEO of Dollar General since January 2008 and chairman since December 2008. He said he will continue as chairman ...

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