Dollar Stores http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/27801/more en Does Dollar General want to win the Family Dollar battle? http://supermarketnews.com/does-dollar-general-want-win-family-dollar-battle <div class="node-body link-body">If it wants to win the bidding war, Dollar General likely will have to improve one or more aspects of its offer, before the vote on the Dollar Tree deal. A Dealpolitik commentary in The Wall Street Journal</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/does-dollar-general-want-win-family-dollar-battle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dollar Stores Recommended Reading Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:59:00 +0000 499331 at http://supermarketnews.com Family Dollar suitors swap FTC updates http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/family-dollar-suitors-swap-ftc-updates <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The competing suitors for Family Dollar Stores are getting punchy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/family-dollar-suitors-swap-ftc-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/family-dollar-suitors-swap-ftc-updates#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions Fri, 05 Dec 2014 18:36:00 +0000 498451 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar General committed to Family Dollar pursuit, Dreiling says http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-committed-family-dollar-pursuit-dreiling-says <div class="node-body article-body">Dollar General Corp. remains committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar Stores, Rick Dreiling, chairman and chief executive officer, told analysts Thursday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-committed-family-dollar-pursuit-dreiling-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-committed-family-dollar-pursuit-dreiling-says#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar General Quarterly Results Richard Dreiling Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:29:00 +0000 497781 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar Tree CEO: Expect fewer divestitures http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-tree-ceo-expect-fewer-divestitures <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Dollar Tree CEO Bob Sasser said Thursday that he expects the Federal Trade Commission will require fewer than 500 store divestitures to gain approval for its proposed acquisition of Family Dollar stores.</p> <p>The company when it announced the $8.5 billion deal in July said it was preparing for up to 500 divestitures.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-tree-ceo-expect-fewer-divestitures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-tree-ceo-expect-fewer-divestitures#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Bob Sasser Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions Quarterly Results Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:04:00 +0000 497061 at http://supermarketnews.com FTC speculation rises in Family Dollar deal http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ftc-speculation-rises-family-dollar-deal <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Dollar General on Wednesday affirmed commitment to its pursuit of rival discounter Family Dollar Stores in the wake of press speculation that mandated divestitures may be more than expected. Family Dollar in the meantime said it was delaying its shareholder vote on its agreement to be acquired by another rival, Dollar Tree, from Dec. 11 to Dec. 23 so it can examine the impact of the Federal Trade Commission review of that deal.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ftc-speculation-rises-family-dollar-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/ftc-speculation-rises-family-dollar-deal#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:28:00 +0000 497011 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar General may have to axe more than 4K stores http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-general-may-have-axe-more-4k-stores <div class="node-body link-body">Dollar General may have to divest more than double the 1,500 stores it said it was willing to sell if it wants to gain regulatory approval to buy arch-rival Family Dollar, The New York Post has learned.</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-may-have-axe-more-4k-stores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dollar Stores Recommended Reading Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:25:00 +0000 496981 at http://supermarketnews.com Don’t let other formats steal market share http://supermarketnews.com/small-format-supermarket/don-t-let-other-formats-steal-market-share <div class="node-body article-body">While supermarkets have been a phenomenally successful format, accounting for a large proportion of the food retail market, their market share continues to be under pressure as new formats emerge and others raise their appeal. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/small-format-supermarket/don-t-let-other-formats-steal-market-share" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/small-format-supermarket/don-t-let-other-formats-steal-market-share#comments Convenience Stores Drugstores Dollar Stores Small Format Supermarket Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:05:00 +0000 496961 at http://supermarketnews.com Supermarkets should be leading the way http://supermarketnews.com/consumer-trends/supermarkets-should-be-leading-way <div class="node-body article-body">The best way to ensure long-term survival is to change as customers change. So it concerns me that the supermarket industry is not at the forefront of meeting these changing needs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/consumer-trends/supermarkets-should-be-leading-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/consumer-trends/supermarkets-should-be-leading-way#comments Consumer Trends Dollar Stores Small Format Supermarket Online Retail Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:58:00 +0000 496871 at http://supermarketnews.com Dollar General extends tender offer http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-extends-tender-offer <div class="node-body article-body"><p><font color="#222222" face="arial" size="2"><span style="line-height: normal;">Dollar General on Friday said it has once again extended an offer to buy shares of Family Dollar until Dec. 31.</span></font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-extends-tender-offer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/dollar-general-extends-tender-offer#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar General Family Dollar Stores Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:00:00 +0000 495281 at http://supermarketnews.com Another investor prods Family Dollar on merger http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/another-investor-prods-family-dollar-merger <div class="node-body article-body">Family Dollar Stores on Monday acknowledged receipt of a letter from minority investor Elliott Advisors critical of the company’s backing of a merger agreement with Dollar Tree — and the rejection of a competing offer from Dollar General.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/another-investor-prods-family-dollar-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/dollar-stores/another-investor-prods-family-dollar-merger#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Dollar Stores Dollar General Dollar Tree Family Dollar Stores Mergers & Acquisitions 2014 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:00:00 +0000 494321 at http://supermarketnews.com