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The first (Dollar General) and third (Dollar Tree) largest dollar stores in America are competing to takeover the second (Family Dollar) largest dollar store. Family Dollar faces the risk of a hostile takeover by Dollar General after rejecting its second takeover offer. 395 more words

Serious anti-trust concerns set off a red flag for Family Dollar as Dollar Tree and Dollar General engaged in a hostile bidding war. Family Dollar executives, reluctant to accept Dollar General’s offer, were alerted by regulators on the Dollar Tree offer that they may face serious anti-trust hurdles if the Dollar General buyout were to go though.  344 more words

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Dollar store battle gets nastier! Dollar General to take bid for Family Dollar to shareholders

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The dollar store battle is getting nastier.

Dollar General says it is taking its $9.1 billion offer for rival Family Dollar directly to the company’s shareholders, making it a hostile bid for the company. 323 more words


The General Gets Hostile; Alibaba's IP-Whoa!; No Sugar High for Krispy Kreme

Oh no you didn’t…

In the dollar store wars, things just got uglier as Dollar General went hostile on potential acquisition target, Family Dollar. If you recall, the powers that be over at Family Dollar dissed the two offers that Dollar General made – offers that were higher than Dollar Tree’s, Family Dollar’s other admirer. 383 more words

Things Are Getting Hostile In The Dollar Wars: Dollar General Takes Family Dollar Bid To Shareholders

You’d think after two rejections and the proverbial cold shoulder Dollar General would pick up its dignity and go back to hawking dollar times. But no, the dollar store giant just won’t give up on its dream of making dollar love with Family Dollar; this time its taking the hostile route and bringing its thick wallet directly to the smaller store’s shareholders. 291 more words

WTF? -OIRH Police: Rock Hill man assaults girl, 12, at Family Dollar

By Michael Livingston


ROCK HILL — A Rock Hill man is accused of grabbing a young girl’s buttocks after she refused to drink his beer Saturday night. 90 more words

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