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August 18, 2014

The battle between the extreme discounters is heating up: Dollar General Corp. said Monday it has made an all-cash bid of $9.7 billion for Family Dollar, topping a deal Dollar Tree made last month.

July 28, 2014

In a merger that will shake up the dollar store retail vertical, Dollar Tree is acquiring Family Dollar for $8.5 billion in cash and stock.

July 10, 2014

Family Dollar Stores’ third quarter income plunged 33% amid higher costs and increased competition.

June 3, 2014

Dollar General Corp.’s first-quarter profit and sales missed Wall Street estimates as the retailer cited an “unfavorable’ winter, increased competition and economic challenges.

June 2, 2014

Dollar General Corp. has opened its 12th distribution center in Bethel, Pennsylvania.

May 22, 2014

Dollar Tree Inc. slightly exceeded Wall Street estimates with net income of $138.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2014, up 4% from $133.5 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2013.

March 13, 2014

Dollar General on Thursday reported a 1.5% rise in fourth-quarter profits, below analysts’ estimates, as the retailer felt the impact of harsh winter weather, along with increased competition and low consumer confidence.

December 5, 2013

Dollar General delivered some impressive financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013 as traffic improved and shoppers spent more per transaction on average.

November 4, 2013

Dollar General named Todd Vasos as COO with responsibility for store operations, merchandising and supply chain.

October 22, 2013

Action Services Group has signed a service agreement with Dollar General Corporation to provide its lighting, sign and electrical maintenance services to an additional 534 Dollar General store locations across Connecticut, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, West Virginia and Vermont.

October 16, 2013

Family Dollar on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its 11th distribution center, in St. George, Utah.

October 10, 2013

Family Dollar hit a major milestone in its history on Thursday as the company opened its 8,000th store, in Lancaster, S.C.

October 9, 2013

Family Dollar saw strong growth in refrigerated and frozen food, health aids and tobacco, which buoyed sales in consumables to 8.3% for the fourth quarter ended Aug. 31. Despite the increase, comparable store sales for the quarter were flat.

September 10, 2013

Dollar Tree has retained R.J. Brunelli & Co. as exclusive leasing agent for all of New Jersey, adding areas south of Route 195 to the northern and central parts of the state that the firm has been handling all along.

May 21, 2013

Family Dollar presented its annual Strategic IT Partner of the Year award to Trade Area Systems at its IT Strategic Partner.

May 3, 2013

The Pantry, a leading independently operated convenience store chain in the southeastern U.S., has appointed former Dollar General executive Kathleen Guion to its board of directors.

April 29, 2013

Family Dollar Stores said that Charles S. Gibson, executive VP – supply chain, will leave the company to pursue other interests, effective April 30.

March 25, 2013

Dollar General reported net income of $317 million for the quarter ended Feb. 1, compared with $293 million in the year-ago period, beating Wall Street expectations.

October 16, 2012

Family Dollar Stores has named Jocelyn Wong to the position of SVP, chief marketing officer.

September 5, 2012

Dollar General Corp. said it had earned a better-than-expected $214.1 million in the second quarter, ended on Aug. 3, up from $146 million a year earlier.

August 24, 2012

Family Dollar announced that it has named Holly Shaskey-Platek to the position of senior VP – merchandising.

November 28, 2011

Family Dollar hasn’t faced much community opposition during an ambitious decade-long expansion program that has left the company with roughly 7,000 stores in 45 states.

October 27, 2011

SRS Real Estate Partners said that Dollar Tree/Deal$ has leased four new retail spaces, all in New York.

August 11, 2011

Family Dollar said Thursday it has opened its 7,000th store -- on South Highland St. in Memphis, Ten.

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