Dollar Stores http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27801/more en Family Dollar rejects Dollar General, sticks with Dollar Tree offer http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/family-dollar-rejects-dollar-general-sticks-dollar-tree-offer <div class="node-body article-body">Family Dollar Stores has rejected a higher acquisition bid from Dollar General Corp. and said it will pursue completion of its prior agreement to be acquired by Dollar Tree, citing antitrust considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/family-dollar-rejects-dollar-general-sticks-dollar-tree-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/family-dollar-rejects-dollar-general-sticks-dollar-tree-offer#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:05:00 +0000 488391 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar General makes rival bid for Family Dollar http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-makes-rival-bid-family-dollar <div class="node-body article-body">Dollar General on Monday swooped in with a rival offer for discounter Family Dollar Stores, trumping Dollar Tree’s $8.5 billion bid with an offer of $9.7 billion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-makes-rival-bid-family-dollar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-makes-rival-bid-family-dollar#comments News Latest News Dollar Stores Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions Richard Dreiling Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:53:00 +0000 487931 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar General names former Ahold USA CFO to board http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-general-names-former-ahold-usa-cfo-board <div class="node-body link-body">Dollar General Corp. announced the appointment of Paula A. Price, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, to its board of directors, effective Aug. 26.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-general-names-former-ahold-usa-cfo-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Executive Changes Dollar Stores Recommended Reading Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:36:00 +0000 487811 at http://supermarketnews.com Family Dollar filing gives behind-scenes peek at pre-Dollar Tree bid http://supermarketnews.com/family-dollar-filing-gives-behind-scenes-peek-pre-dollar-tree-bid <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Before Dollar Tree came courting, Family Dollar flirted with Company A, according to a registration statement filed Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/family-dollar-filing-gives-behind-scenes-peek-pre-dollar-tree-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dollar Stores Recommended Reading Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:06:00 +0000 487391 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar General said to explore Family Dollar bid http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-general-said-explore-family-dollar-bid <div class="node-body link-body">Dollar General Corp. is weighing a bid for Family Dollar Stores that would challenge Dollar Tree’s $8.5 billion takeover of the discount retailer, people with knowledge of the matter said. [A Bloomberg report.]</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://supermarketnews.com/site-files/supermarketnews.com/files/familydollar.jpg?1407355706" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-general-said-explore-family-dollar-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dollar Stores Recommended Reading Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:03:00 +0000 486341 at http://supermarketnews.com Family Dollar CEO will add $700 million after buyout http://supermarketnews.com/family-dollar-ceo-will-add-700-million-after-buyout <div class="node-body link-body">Nobody has more to gain from Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree’s planned $9.2 billion buyout of Family Dollar Stores than Howard Levine.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/family-dollar-ceo-will-add-700-million-after-buyout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dollar Stores Recommended Reading Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:47:00 +0000 485931 at http://supermarketnews.com Will a dollar store mega-merger usher in the post-Walmart retail era? http://supermarketnews.com/will-dollar-store-mega-merger-usher-post-walmart-retail-era <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Are we entering the post-Wal-Mart era in retailing? The factors underlying a potential Dollar Tree /Family Dollar union seem particularly charged with import.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/will-dollar-store-mega-merger-usher-post-walmart-retail-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Walmart Dollar Stores Recommended Reading Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:16:00 +0000 485571 at http://supermarketnews.com Icahn reduces stake in Family Dollar http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/icahn-reduces-stake-family-dollar <div class="node-body article-body">Carl Icahn, the investor who was threatening a proxy fight against Family Dollar Stores if it did not make itself available for sale, said Wednesday he has reduced his stake in the company to 6.03%, down from 9.39%.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/icahn-reduces-stake-family-dollar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/icahn-reduces-stake-family-dollar#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Family Dollar Stores 2014 Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:25:00 +0000 485451 at http://supermarketnews.com Other bids for Family Dollar possible: Analysts http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/other-bids-family-dollar-possible-analysts <div class="node-body article-body">Competitive pressures for small-box retailers may intensify if the definitive agreement for Dollar Tree to acquire Family Dollar Stores is completed early next year as scheduled, according to industry analysts — though it’s still possible other bidders could alter the outlook, they added. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/other-bids-family-dollar-possible-analysts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/other-bids-family-dollar-possible-analysts#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:49:00 +0000 485261 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar Tree collecting BTS supplies for military kids http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-tree-collecting-bts-supplies-military-kids <div class="node-body article-body">Dollar Tree, Chesapeake, Va., is partnering with Operation Homefront for the sixth year in a row to collect school supplies for children of military personnel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-tree-collecting-bts-supplies-military-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-tree-collecting-bts-supplies-military-kids#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar Tree Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:09:00 +0000 484741 at http://supermarketnews.com