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Dollar General Ups Bid For Family Dollar, Threatens To Take Quest For Merger Straight To Shareholders

Less than a week after Dollar General officials said they weren’t giving up on a possible relationship with Family Dollar, the No. 1 dollar store made another attempt to woo its target by flashing a huge wad of cash – this time in a much more aggressive manner. 229 more words

Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General is boosting its bid for rival Family Dollar to approximately $9.1 billion and says it’s now willing to more than double the number of stores it would shed to avoid trouble with regulators. 88 more words

North Carolina

Dollar General sweetens bid to buy Family Dollar

Dollar General boosted its bid for Family Dollar to an all-cash offer of $80 per share, and also promised to divest more stores in a bid to ease antitrust concerns that the takeover target raised when it rejected an initial offer last month. 311 more words

Retail

Dollar General says committed to Family Dollar deal

Dollar General, the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it remained committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar and reported a 7.5 percent rise in quarterly sales. 21 more words

Like A Bad Date, Dollar General Just Won't Give Up Its Dream Of Happily Ever After With Family Dollar

If at first you don’t succeed try, try again. That’s the stance Dollar General appears to be taking as it continues to court a deal to acquire Family Dollar after being… 353 more words

Dollar General says it still wants to acquire rival Family Dollar

Dollar General, the leading U.S. deep discount retailer, said Thursday it remains committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar, and reported a 2% increase in fiscal second-quarter profit. 262 more words

Finance

2 Men Rob Willimantic Family Dollar Store: Police

Willimantic police are searching for two men in connection with a robbery at a Family Dollar store Sunday.

Police said they were called to the store on Main Street just around 9 p.m. 47 more words

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